If you are my mom, pretend this post doesn’t exist. Close your browser. Go to bed. For everyone else, read on for a discussion on Mexican safety. Or my safety. The guy behind me in line at Mexican customs, a native Mexican who now lives in Texas, asked me, “No tienes miedo?” Aren’t you scared?… Read More Drive for Our Lives and Trust Nobody
We spent a quick night in Laredo, Texas, then headed out early this morning for the border. Of all the days in the year we could have done this, I think we nailed it choosing Day of the Dead to cross into Mexico. I don’t often think about all the time I’ve put into learning… Read More Leave Our Guns Stateside
Carrie & iola are in love with libraries. Carrie has declared the San Antonio Central Library as the coolest library she’s ever been to, and we’ve been to libraries all around the world. (The coolest bookstore in the world that she’s seen, however, belongs to El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires, Argentina.) Even… Read More Declare a Library Winner & Say Adios to San Antonio
If anyone reading this knows what movie the title is referencing, write it in the comments so my sister won’t feel like she’s the only person who loved that movie. San Antonio is a fun place, I’ll leave it at that. Visit if you haven’t.
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Austin is almost nothing like we expected it to be. That’s not bad or good, but a good lesson that having expectations is a fruitless endeavor because reality is rarely like what we’ve come up with in our heads. Leo Babauta of zenhabits.com says: What’s a life without expectations like? It means you accept reality… Read More Get Spooked in Austin
Between Llano & Austin, Texas, lies Krause Natural Springs & Camping. Of course when we heard “springs” our minds thought of “hot springs” and we didn’t put much thought into the advertised year-round constant temperature of 68 degrees. We quickly realized they weren’t hot springs, or even warm springs. Carrie and I each took quick… Read More Swim in (Not Hot) Springs and Ponder What Gold Bond Is For