When life becomes too frantic, we can take a lesson from nature’s humblest creatures to find stillness in the wild.
The impulse to distraction will always be with us. But to find focus, we can look within, where our own best experts live.
There’s one color that consistently belongs to Austin in every season, and in spring, even more so.
A single quote sums up what art does, and does not do, from a master of visibility: Paul Klee.
The tenacious, thorny Texas thistle beguiles us with its huge pink pom-poms, so we’ll tolerate its presence.
Cherishing our beloved Austin, Texas landmarks: How Vanishing Austin moves on and lands at its true home, here.
Sometimes themes emerge and merge; this week, letters and cursive and sketching had the upper hand. Pick and choose from the stories in the crosswinds.
For inspiration, all you need is patience to see what remains.
Each spring the Texas Hill Country wildflowers I await most fervently return. They’re here . . . !
One thing leads to another on a hunt for a lobster roll in Maine—where you can find pearls before lobster and study the lost art of cursive, too.
Lettering Required: When you’re devoted to type, college and career requirements can enable lifelong passions, especially to the art of letters.
As a writer, words are your paint. Here’s a quote from Rhys Alexander to remind you to use all the colors.
When it’s golden time, the choice may come down to nature v. man. Give me a ghost sign, a shiny neon sign and an old diner, and I’ll visit the lake next time.
When you’re in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Timing is everything. One can acquire patience and prudence with a Spanish dagger in an Austin, Texas front yard, but will be rewarded with a stunning display of blooms.