happy new year!

I hope everyone had a safe and pleasant New Year’s Eve. We opted to stay in with a couple of friends, playing Phase 10, drinking wine, and snacking on white chocolate peppermint pretzelsย (it was too cold to venture out). We also hung stringed lights up in our living room, which I’m pretty excited about. These […]

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summer evenings

There’s just something about summer evenings. When the sun goes down in Texas, you still feel the summer heat. You hear the buzz of all the insects and and are on the lookout for mosquito bites. Though I’m a little nostalgic for those Texas nights, the cool, still air of Southern California at dusk sure […]

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congress bats

It’s funny how many people don’t fully explore their city even after living there for years. We’ve been in Austin for 5 1/2 years and had yet to see the bats fly out from under the Congress bridge. So again, we used my cousin’s visit as motivation to finally go out there. Apparently, this is […]

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