Archive for December, 2012

Destination Austin!

We arrived in Austin… and we are so happy to be here. We lucked out and quickly found an apartment located in the South Congress/South First neighborhood. It is a […]

“Roll back the rug so we can two step ’round the Christmas tree” -S. Bogguss

The holidays this year were a very different experience then I’ve ever had before. For me, Christmas has always been centered around being home in the country, my family and […]

“Maybe it’s time we got back to the basics of love” -Waylon Jennings

Upon returning to Austin from NYC, we hit the road and headed back out into the hill country to continue exploring what we had cut short to make the NYC […]

“New York provides not only a continuing excitation, but also a spectacle that is continuing.” -E.B. White

We spontaneously decided to take a side trip from the road to New York City. Our friend Gabe was launching his new business venture at Treasure & Bond, a Nordstroms […]

A guide to Texas dance halls, music venues, and honky tonks.

After a bit of research, I have compiled a map of 120 dance halls, live music venues and old-fashioned honky tonks throughout Texas. The map is still a work in […]

Everything’s bigger in Texas

Flat open land, moon dust, fast food restaurants, semi trucks, disturbingly overweight humans, and oil drilling machinery lining the horizon. I can’t decide if it feels more like some post-apocalyptic […]

A Spanish flavored enclave of art and artists

Santa Fe and Taos are especially unique from the rest of New Mexico. They stand apart both in their overwhelming abundance of arts and their architectural style. Both towns feel […]

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance” -W. Durant

One of the things that I never knew existed prior to this trip was “The miraculous stair” in the Loretto Chapel located in Sante Fe, New Mexico. This impressive staircase […]

“If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.” -O. Welles

I have been to a number of caves, caverns and lava tubes across the country. At the tail end of our National Park tour Deja had the Carlsbad Caverns listed. […]

“My heroes have always been cowboys” -W. Nelson

While Tombstone was not entirely on our way, it has been on my list of towns to see since I was a teenager and watched the movie Tombstone approx 97 […]