Philly style

I was in Philadelphia last weekend! Long story short: Brett was supposed to have had a work trip there, I had booked a ticket to come visit, his work trip got cancelled, we went anyway. If you’ve never been, Philadelphia is such a great city: aside from the obvious wealth of cultural and historical activities to immerse yourself in (and we did plenty of that!), there’s also great food, people, and,...

bad cats

If you’re a cat owner (rather, if you are owned by a cat), then you’ll know what I mean when I say that it’s nigh on impossible to get much done around the house if the cat is in an attention-seeking mood. All bets are off: you’d better drop everything to give the cat some pets or they will log your having ignored them and be back with a vengeance...

throwback trends: are there rules?

A couple weeks ago I was out and about at Barton Springs, a local swimming pool that Austinites gravitate towards when temperatures climb. I was making my way to a sweet spot to steal the sun and burn a few hours when I spotted these two girls walking around the pool area in front of me, clad in high-waisted denim shorts: First thought: These gals couldn’t have been more than...