Today is my birthday. But, this year has been cancelled, so I'm staying the same age until next year - unless that gets cancelled too.
Dallas is supposed to be opening businesses up this Friday, at 25% capacity. I don't know what the future is going to look like or when things will get back to "normal". But we've all been in this thing for a while now and have likely developed new daily routines. Sometimes these are healthy, sometimes … Continue reading My Quarantine Routine, Or I What I Try Anyway
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
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
Here's my top picks for what's going on in Dallas this weekend. Friday: Deep Ellum Arts Festival - 11am (all weekend) Yonder Mountain String Band at The Granada Theater - 7pm The O's at The Rustic - 9:30pm Big Texas Beer Fest at Fair Park - 7pm (also Saturday) Saturday: Valise at Texas Lone Star … Continue reading This Weekend In Dallas
Remember when you knew summer was on its way because you'd look forward to things like field days and summer camps? Yeah, I'm ready to bring that back too - and now we're in luck! Camp Our Way, an adults-only camp in Texas, is hosting a FREE, open to the public, field day at … Continue reading Coming Up: Camp Our Way Field Day at Sandbar Cantina
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
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