New year, new me! Groan. New Year resolutions don't really stick, do they? Everyone promises themselves that they'll do and be better this year, eat healthy, lose weight, cut back on drinking, etc., then a couple of months in, the gyms are empty and the bars are back to being more occupied. I read an… Continue reading Micro-Resolutions for the New Year – Replacing the ‘Bad’ with the ‘Good’
When I was about 4 or 5 years old, I was traumatized by a whale. Not a real whale, but an enormous illustration of a whale that engulfed my little body, complete with whale sounds that seemingly came out of nowhere. Overwhelming for me, hilarious to my parents. The awesome exhibit was at The Witte… Continue reading Where Nature, Science, and Culture Meet – The Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX
We haven't traveled anywhere recently (besides San Antonio, TX where we played tourist), but we have been planning a big move! Rueben and I have been talking about traveling since we first got together, almost two years ago. I've always looked forward to each trip I've taken, even if it was a weekend get away… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing Lately – Planning, Packing, and More Planning
I turned 37 (!) last Monday and to celebrate, my friend and I went to The Exotic Zoo Resort and Sweet Berry Farm. I have a love/hate relationship with zoos. I hate seeing the animals caged up, living in environments that aren't similar to their native homes, and alone if they normally travel in packs.… Continue reading Camels and bison and goats OH MY – animal safari adventure
Ahh, spring. Wildflowers, sunny days, sneezing, and itchy eyes from all the pollen. Here are some iPhone photos from the last few weeks from Blair Woods Sanctuary, Mueller Park, Bull Creek, Red Bud Isle, and Valley Creek Park. Hover over photos for descriptions, and click to view bigger.