It's been a long while since I've written a blog post on here. Not that I've forgotten about it, or even that I have moved away from Dallas...at least not physically. My hiatus was mostly due to burnout from being on the computer all day at a job I hated. The last thing I wanted … Continue reading You Thought I was Gone?
Last week I was walking in the park by where I live in an effort to enjoy the nice spring weather when suddenly I collided with an older woman walking her dog. she apologized (as her dog had cut me off) and explained that she walks to "clear out the mental cobwebs–and I don't think … Continue reading Monday Mantra: No Mental Cobwebs
Spring might be my favorite season in Dallas. The weather is mild, everything is blooming, festivals are starting, and there's a feeling of change in the air. In Dallas, fall and winter aren't exactly traditional, and summer seems to never end, but spring is pretty true to its nature around here. I only wish it … Continue reading Best Buds: Spring in Dallas
Don't pack up your shamrocks just yet! St. Pat's is officially here and, despite the parade being last weekend, Dallas is in no shortage of celebrations. So if you flaked out last Saturday because of the rain, or you're just ready to keep the the luck o' the Irish coming, here are a few places I recommend … Continue reading Six Places To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas This Weekend
Does it ever seem like sometimes things just fall into place? While I'm sure there's more to it, I must say I'm glad that The Longhorn Ballroom landed in Jay LaFrance's hands and not those of a development company. Finally! Someone is listening out there. Someone is taking advantage of the history that this city does … Continue reading The Longhorn Ballroom
Last year was my first official time to experience the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dallas. I'd been on Greenville during the SPD shenanigans, but had never been in the thick of the debauchery. Needless to say, I had a blast! But there are a few things I'd do differently this year. So I've compiled … Continue reading 8 Tips for Surviving the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Often it seems that there's a stigma around dining alone. But sometimes there's no other option. Friends are busy, schedules don't line up, or you just happen to be hungry at 4:30 pm – hey, no shame in the geriatric game! Whatever the reason we find ourselves eating alone, it doesn't have to be a … Continue reading Six Good Places To Eat Alone In Dallas