It's been a while since I've written and I'm not really sure why. Writing and creating make me feel alive and useful. For some time I really enjoyed exploring Dallas and keeping up with new restaurants, bars, local news, and events - especially music. But it's an awfully demanding thing to stay on top of, … Continue reading Where To Go From Here
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
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
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
I scored some free tickets to see the RoughRiders play the San Antonio Missions last Friday and had a blast! I'd never been to one of the games before, but here are some highlights and take aways I got from my attendance. The Location: Dr. Pepper Ballpark- Frisco, TX. This park is so clean and quaint, … Continue reading My First Frisco RoughRiders Game
When you live in Dallas and own a car, you typically rely on that as your main mode of transportation, sometimes without even thinking. But with the rise of alternate transportation, people have begun to research their options when it comes to getting around the city. The problem with so many new options- like Lyft, … Continue reading Dallas, Could RideScout be the Answer to Our Transportation Woes?
When the Old 97's show was cut short on Saturday night, my concert companion, Michael, and I were obviously bummed; but luckily good music is never in short supply in these parts. Knowing this, we jumped in the car and drove up 35 to catch The O's playing at Dan's Silverleaf in Denton. I dubbed … Continue reading The O’s at Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton
So I think I'm in over my head with this post. And it's not just because the Old 97's are local legends who are still rocking out after 20 years and just released their latest foul-mouthed masterpiece to add their collection of awe-inspiring albums....Ok, I'm definitely in over my head! The point is, these dudes played a free … Continue reading Old 97’s at Frost Park, Fort Worth