home again: movin’ on up, continued

We’ve moved on up (to the Eastside), weeks have passed, boxes have been unpacked, and The Boy and I are now more or less settled in our new place. So far, so good (though SXSW really threw everything into upheaval there for a couple of weeks; sheesh). I’ll be honest, I worried about it for a bit, not because of the gravity of the whole ‘moving in together’ event, but...

SXSW: hipster spotting and other adventures

The Boy and I recently moved to a new place on the east side of Austin that’s just east of the main downtown area. Coincidentally, we moved in two weeks before South by Southwest, or simply ‘South By’ to locals, arguably the biggest and hippest music festival in the United States, and also one of the largest gatherings of hipsters and ‘I’m-so-hip-you-can’t-call-me-a-hipster’-s known to man. This of course meant more...

movin’ on up (to the Eastside!)

Several months ago, The Boy and I decided we were ready for a momentous step in a relationship: The Move-In. Happy with the way things were going and satisfied at our discovery that we could travel together without murdering each other, we decided back in October or so that we wanted to take that step come spring of 2014 when my lease would be up. And now, here we are:...