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

Snake Me Home

Just when I thought Mother Nature was finally done throwing seasonal surprises our way, my own mother sent the following text message. (Please be warned…if you can't stand snakes, don't look)        Of course, curiosity got the best of me and, like a human, I enlarged the image. Blegh!!! Unreal! And look how … Continue reading Snake Me Home

Tonight: Wild Tapes Grand Opening Tape Listening Party

What comes around is back around. While vinyl has had its comeback in recent years giving hipster music connoisseurs a chance to show off their needle placing skills, it was only a matter of time before cassette tapes made their second debut. That's where Wild Tapes comes in. This niche, curated tape store is housed … Continue reading Tonight: Wild Tapes Grand Opening Tape Listening Party

Thoughts on The Union Bankers Building- Deep Ellum

With the resurgence of Deep Ellum and the recent razing of buildings in downtown Dallas, I've been thinking about the old Union Bankers building on Elm Street and Good Latimer and did a little reading on it*. The building was erected in 1915 and designed by Dallas' first African American architect, William Sydney Pittman. It … Continue reading Thoughts on The Union Bankers Building- Deep Ellum

Tonight- Late Night Zombie Exhibit at The Perot Museum

Still haven't hit up Dallas' science museum, The Perot, yet? Me either. But that could all change tonight because it's their First Thursday Late Night for October, and guess what? The theme is Zombies! Yes. According to their website, the event will have several activities, demonstrations, and hands-on experiments. You'll get a chance to learn about … Continue reading Tonight- Late Night Zombie Exhibit at The Perot Museum

Happy State Fair Opening Day!

The countdown is over- the state fair is officially upon us! I think I can smell the fried food from here 🙂 What are you most looking forward to doing at the fair this year? Here's my little to-do list: Get saltwater taffy Go to the car show Cruise the Midway Do one of the haunted … Continue reading Happy State Fair Opening Day!

This Weekend in Dallas

Happy Thursday friends! Lots of stuff going on this weekend, what are your plans? Here are some things on my radar- check it out: TONIGHT: Fort Worth Oktoberfest starts today and runs through Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion Live on The Lawn Jazz Series at Klyde Warren Park (7PM) Gas Monkey Bar and Grill celebrates  1 … Continue reading This Weekend in Dallas

Throwback: Good Luck Karaoke at Twilite Lounge

I love going to Twilite Lounge on Thursday nights for Good Luck Karaoke. So this morning I thought I’d do a throwback post to a couple of weeks ago when the guys' theme for the night was Kiss on Vacation. This has to be the most fun and entertaining karaoke in Dallas! You definitely need … Continue reading Throwback: Good Luck Karaoke at Twilite Lounge

Do It for Durrett Benefit Concert

Last night I was able to make it out to Fort Worth for the Do it For Durrett Benefit Concert at Billy Bob's Texas. The event was created to raise money for the family of the recently passed Richard Durrett who was a local, and very loved, sports journalist. Survived by Durrett are his expectant … Continue reading Do It for Durrett Benefit Concert

Happy Birthday Pierre!

Today marks the second year of being alive for my favorite dog in Dallas, my mini poodle, Pierre! He was recently groomed up nice and short to keep him cool during these "dog days" of summer. Even though I had to work most of the day, Pierre got to go for a long walk, take a … Continue reading Happy Birthday Pierre!