The Best of It: Weekend in Austin Edition

1. Getting to spend time with my Austin Pilates people. 2. I was there in time to see bluebonnets! 3. I was also there in time for the buffalo ranch chicken strip sandwich and the Dr. Pepper shake at Whataburger. 4. Taking some time to walk in Mount Bonnell and Pease Park. 5. Easy travelsContinue reading “The Best of It: Weekend in Austin Edition”

January Retrospective

2015 started off with some great opportunities for writing, reading, and sharing work. First, I again had the honor of being a featured poet at the monthly Austin Writers Roulette show. The January theme was “Redemption,” and host Teresa Roberson once again rocked a thematic outfit. I performed three short, silly poems about feeling guiltyContinue reading “January Retrospective”

Art and Words Audio

In September, I had the honor of being included in Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam’s Art & Words Show in Fort Worth. The Art & Words Show is a series in which poets and visual artists get to create ekphrastic pieces from each other’s work. My poem “Bearing the Coast” actually got two paintings (lucky me!) and I wroteContinue reading “Art and Words Audio”

Weekend Adventures: Pedernales Falls State Park

I haven’t gone on a photography walk since Christmas. But last weekend, I had the entirety of Saturday unscheduled and a desire to be out and about. So I texted my friend Savanni (whose photography skills are excellent) about going somewhere nearby for a good, long walk, accompanied by cameras. I has a specific itchContinue reading “Weekend Adventures: Pedernales Falls State Park”