Travel

25 of My Favorite Places in Austin

As an original Austinite, I’ve seen restaurants and retail come and go. I’ve seen the traffic and the growth occur at a rapid pace. But Austin still offers a great food scene and cultural experiences. I grew up here so Congress Avenue really stopped at Hill’s Café. After that, there was [...]

Remembering Katrina

You remember exactly where you were when those historic events in life occur. 10 years ago I was at a fitness conference at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. I remember walking past the flat screen TVs in the lobby and seeing a CNN report about the level 5 hurricane named Katrina. As time ticked by, [...]

Escape to Venice

Sunset on Golden Beach, Venice, FL 2015 Are you thinking Venice, Italy, or Venice, California? I’m talking about Venice, Florida, not to be confused with the muscle beach in California. When I first visited the seaside community, I really didn’t know what to expect. On my first visit I [...]