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Texas with Open Arms: Cozying up to the Music Scene in Austin

March 7, 2014

She was not a good student.  She had tried college and it hadn’t really worked out.  She had fallen in with a hard partying crowd, musicians and such.  It was a weakness.  So she quit school and moved to Los Angeles, thinking she could become a singer there.  But that was a bust too.  So […]

Deep in the Heart of Texas: Aiming for Authenticity in the Hill Country

March 8, 2013

Above all things I value authenticity in travel.  Cruise ships, all-inclusive resorts, and gated communities hold little appeal for me because they strive to keep the traveler comfortably separated from the people and culture he is in.  I like to feel I am in among the people, experiencing how they live. This is always most […]