Look, I don’t know…I just love Halloween. Not everything…not having a costume. Not having kids banging on our door for candy. I like the creepiness. I like how, for one night, we all pretend to embrace the things that scare us. We allow ourselves to admit we’re afraid, and then we spend money on those… Continue reading On Halloween
I’m not here to tell you how to do your job, Mr Muscleman, but I will admit to some doubts as to how much of a piano expert you are, based on this image.
Buying a house is what grown-ups do. They pair up, they save a deposit, and then they move in to begin their happily-ever-afters. They don’t live in apartment complexes with the single people, the students, the recently arrived. There’s no reason why it should be like this, no reason to believe this is really how… Continue reading On (not) Buying a House
What, all of them?
My first – and possibly only – searing insight into the world of skin ink is as follows: You’re either a tattoo person or you’re not. That’s my profound insight into this topic: there is no one on the fence about skin ink. I love it – but that’s probably because my dad was covered:… Continue reading On (not getting) Tattoos
You never know where a reluctant reader might look for inspiration. Sterling work by the Austin Literacy people here.
If you visit the Austin Pug Rescue site – and, if you’re in Austin and looking for a pug, you really should – you will notice two things. First, there are a lot of old pugs looking for new homes. But, second, there are a lot of pugs with one or both eyes missing. It’s… Continue reading On Pug Eyes