Category Archives: Austin

Christmas Comin’ At Ya!

It’s the holiday season, folks, and for the first time in years, I am missing out entirely on the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. As we approach our first Colorado Christmas, I’m feeling a little homesick and nostalgic, so here’s a look … Continue reading

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Dead & Company: Texas Two-Step, Dec 2017

We got lucky in Texas. Right after our double-date with Dead & Company last weekend, John Mayer needed an emergency appendectomy, forcing postponement of the final 3 dates of the tour. He is now recovering in good spirits and the shows … Continue reading

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Austin: In & Out of the Box

Even as we completed our Trajectory Towards Transformation six months ago, we knew we were in for a return run to Austin, one way or another. Even with 2 trips in U-Haul trucks, we still could not move all of the accumulated … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Birthday: Missing Tom Petty

Tom Petty should have been celebrating his 67th birthday today. Instead, we are left to remember him. My old hometown, Austin, proclaimed today “Tom Petty Day,” and that sent me reeling back through the years of hearing his music, so … Continue reading

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Home to the Armadillo…Once Again

I feel like I’ve just returned from an extended journey through the past: I just finished reading Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir, by Eddie Wilson with Jesse Sublett. Replete with scads of the incredible artwork by the Armadillo Art Squad … Continue reading

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“Only a River Gonna Make Things Right…”

Walking alongside a river, large or small, always revitalizes me in mind, body, and spirit. The water restores my soul, the walking invigorates my body, and I swear sometimes, I can smell life-giving vapors rising off the surface to saturate … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 5 — Selling 1701 Dexter

“Have you listed your house yet?” People we knew had been peppering us with that question for months, starting as soon as we would mention possibly selling and moving. “No…” I would start to say, and then patiently explain that selling it would … Continue reading

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