Our diamond of a city just became even more bright and shiny with our new Central Library. Austin’s new six-story library is filled with natural light that pours through gigantic windows and well-placed clerestories, beaming sunshine into every floor. This makes it a joyous adventure to climb upward, experiencing every level of our library, from the ground floor amphitheater to the rooftop garden. Read More
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It feels like our Fall season has brought some fragility to my extended family, just like the falling leaves. Still, there is so much to celebrate, including the life of my dear Auntie Stephanie. We brought the kids to her ranch house on Halloween night, for festivities complete with lions, and honeybees, and bears–oh my!
“Where your heart is, there your treasure is.”
You’ve spent so much time getting everything ready for your big day. Right from selecting a picturesque venue, rings, caterers, florists, to wedding décor, guest invites, and photographers, you’ve paid attention to every small detail. Then the wedding day goes by fast (too fast). Once the event has passed, many couples wish to remember the details of their experience, which is why modern couples prefer to hire a videographer to make their wedding film.
The Austin videographers at ARISE Video Studio had the pleasure of filming the wedding of Whittney and Jordan in Boulder, Colorado, a few weeks ago.
This morning’s breakfast was so amazing, I had to have photographic evidence.
We agreed to go raw for 30 days, relying on a book called Living On Live Food. This morning, I wasn’t sure what we’d eat for breakfast, because our old standard (steel cut oats) didn’t fit into the new plan. So I paged through the book and found a recipe for berries and cream. Read More
The 20th episode of Wild Family TV is called “Breakfast In Kat’s Kitchen.” Recipe demo videos include: paleo pancakes, blueberry breakfast smoothies, chia seed endurance drinks, and more. This episode launched on June 8, 2017.
The 19th episode of Wild Family TV is called “Kat’s Kitchen Classics.” Recipe demos include: liquid gold ghee, super simple guacamole, vegan roasted pumpkin seed pesto, and more. This episode launched on June 9, 2017.
by Kat Lindsay
In the past few weeks, life has been inviting me to speak my truth. It has been a hard pill to swallow, because I come from a background steeped in “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” (I have even caught myself saying this to my oldest son recently.)
Good news for young rockers! Mr. Louis Ontko, is offering a rock band camp throughout the summer months, for Austin kids, age 7-12. The name of this program is “Tribe Of Rocks,” starting the first Week of June.
Here’s a FREE recording of one of Mr. Louis’ music lessons, with some top secret tips for singers. 🙂
The 18th episode of Wild Family TV is called “Mom Moments.” It’s an early celebration of Mother’s Day, with video interviews about motherhood. This episode launched on May 10, 2017.
Haunting and Heavenly
Here in the Austin area, it’s the season for wildflowers and whippoorwills. By the roadsides and in the countryside we see gorgeous green fields full of flowers. The blossoms most abundant right now are called firewheels, Indian blankets, or sundance flowers. They’re the ones with red centers and yellow edges.
In the nighttime, we hear the song of the whippoorwill bird. One night this week, we recorded some whippoorwill calls. A single bird sang repeatedly, a thousand times throughout the night. The whippoorwill appears in numerous legends. In American folklore, the singing of this bird is a death omen. It is said that the whippoorwill can sense a soul departing, and can capture it as it flees. Here, have a listen: