Six Places To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas This Weekend

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

8 Tips for Surviving the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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

Six Good Places To Eat Alone In Dallas

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

My First Photo Shoot – Marlee and Jon

I was so excited when my friend, Marlee, asked me if I'd take holiday pictures of her and her boyfriend. I'd never done a photo shoot before, and since it was for a card I was especially honored and nervous. But I was quickly put at ease as we casually walked around my neighborhood, joking … Continue reading My First Photo Shoot – Marlee and Jon

11/22/1963 in Dallas

It's been over fifty years since JFK's motorcade took that fateful route in our city's downtown. But had you been here only a month ago, you would have thought you had travelled back in time. The streets were cleared, modern signs were nowhere to be seen, and people were dressed in the clothes of yore. Of course, the … Continue reading 11/22/1963 in Dallas

I Stopped Doing Yoga And Started Doing More Of This

Anxiety runs in my family and is something I've always lived with. I've done things like yoga, running, and various fad boutique fitness centers to try and focus my energy and calm my nerves, but those activities always felt like more of a chore for me than as a way to gain strength and peace. On top … Continue reading I Stopped Doing Yoga And Started Doing More Of This

Quiet Company At The Nasher

Better late than never, right? So it's been a few weeks since our friends, Quiet Company, brought rock 'n roll to Dallas' downtown sculpture center. The group took stage at The Nasher's monthly "'Til Midnight" event on June 19th. Though the temps were high, and the crowd somewhat stationary, the boys proved that it's never too hot … Continue reading Quiet Company At The Nasher