All posts in Texas

The journey in numbers: an infographical roundup.

Throughout our trip, I kept fastidious notes and numerical tallies of every place we stopped, ate, slept, drank, got gas, and so much more. Yes, I know I’m a little […]

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 […]

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 […]

When the world turns upside down, it’s nice to have someone upside down with you.

Ok, ok, you all have been heard, how can the blog be titled handstands to austin and be completely void of handstands?!? Deja is working her magic on a sampling […]