Category Archives: Austin

Eddie’s Deal After the Dillo — and a Promise

It’s Eddie’s fault, of course. Another Eddie Wilson scheme that he sandwiched in-between his days founding & helming the Armadillo World Headquarters and reviving Kenneth Threadgill’s closed beer joint on N. Lamar. Writing in his marvelous memoir, Armadillo World Headquarters … Continue reading

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Passing of Old Austin, Lamentation #836

Austin is and always has been about change. That means a constant revitalization through the annual influx of new university students, and more recently, wave upon wave of young professionals, tech entrepreneurs, and creative people of all stripes. Unfortunately, of … Continue reading

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Onward Through the Blog…

a doodle for my 400th post from Buller’s Back Porch…

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“The Great Beyond Near” — Songs of Will T. Massey

for Glynda Cox “One of the greatest moms of the Austin arts scene has died,” her 2008 Austin Chronicle obituary said. With partner Peg Miller, she ran the Chicago House, a coffeehouse-performance space known for hosting up & rising Austin … Continue reading

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“Slow Study” — Lyrics of Will T. Massey

Second in an intermittent series of posts featuring the lyrics of Will T. Massey.  Having started with a song from his most recent release, The Weathering, I figured to jump back to the title track to one of his earliest … Continue reading

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Once Upon a House (6)…Home at Last

Then along came Sara. Sara moved in with me while I was still living in my longtime bachelor house on Christopher Street. My roommate at the time, Bob, took Sara’s arrival in my life and our house in stride, amused … Continue reading

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Once Upon a House (5)…Austin again

I headed to back Austin after working another month in the sheet metal shop, this time intent on settling down. My buddy, Derek, was leaving town, so I moved into his place off W. 6th, and then house-sat for my … Continue reading

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