Categories: Photos, Photos of Our Family

Investigating this myth isn't as easy. The facts don't add up to our anecdotal evidence. Because this hasn't been an average year. In an average year, Austin has 300 days of sunshine. We've lived here for 235 days now, and we've easily seen as many (o… more »
I have to admit that I was expecting Austin to be a brown dust bowl. This was based on my observations of Texas from the back of a motor home on I-40. Also I once worked with a woman originally from Dallas. After she sold her house there, she and her… more »
Before we decided to move here, my only first-hand knowledge of Texas was what I had gleaned during a 5 1/2 week trip which criss-crossed the country and which brought us through the narrowest part of the state. Those 176 miles across flat, somewhat b… more »
In an earlier post, I showed pictures of the magnificent hummingbirds we saw at The Alamo on our trip to San Antonio. Today, I had a chance to edit the video footage. Here's a movie of the hummingbirds we saw: Hummingbirds at the Alamo. more »
A few weeks back, we began noticing a new wildflower that grew it what looked like tidy little bouquets by the side of the road. Unfortunately we usually saw them in rocky soil on bits of road that had no shoulder, so it was difficult getting a closer lo… more »

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In 2007, we moved to Austin, and this blog chronicled our adaptation to Texas life: festivals, wildflowers, and bats - oh my! Then we had a baby, and that changed everything, so now, we blog about where to buy organic food, what parks are fun for babies, which exterminator is taking care of our scorpion problem. (You know, the usual parental concerns.)

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