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A tour through time and place in South Austin

In case you missed my story in the American-Statesman, here’s a bite:

The cottage at 1203 South Third St. hasn’t changed that much since the 1930s. 287 palabras más


Filling out the Palm School's history

In case you missed my story in the Statesman, here’s a taste:

The Swante Palm School is downtown Austin’s historical ghost ship.

Although it hosts crucial Travis County services, to most passers-by it rises bleak, lonely and mysterious on the corner of Interstate 35 and East Cesar Chavez Street. 201 palabras más


Letter from Surfside Beach

Since 1963, we’ve spent time each year at Surfside Beach, Texas. From 1994 to 2015 — that’s 22 years! — we also hosted an epic annual party there called the… 348 palabras más


Book Review: Breakfast At Tiffany's

She was, I decided, a “crude exhibitionist,” “a time waster,” “an utter fake”: someone never to be spoken to again.

Okay, so I may have promised a review of Lord of the Flies…but I’ve not yet got past page fifteen. 643 palabras más

Book Review

In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote has always been one of my favorite books, possibly my absolute favorite. It is the true story of Perry Smith and Dick Hickock and the events surrounding their murder of the Clutter family, in Holcomb, Kansas.   305 palabras más

And the gold star goes to ...

The silver star for identifying the site of this historical image — published with a story about Austin Community Foundation enabler Fannie Gray Leo — goes to a caller who said it looked like the Austin Country Club when it was located off East Riverside Drive. 32 palabras más

Things To Do

A Night with Spectrum

Guests filled the seats of Austin Playhouse at ACC Highland for Spectrum Theatre Company‘s largest benefit to date. Backers of the African-American troupe didn’t stop with food, drinks and chat.  284 palabras más