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Relaxation is Really Stressing Me Out

I’m the person who goes to get a massage and the masseuse spends the entire time begging me to quit being so tense. My shoulders are perpetually knotted up at my ears, much to the continued dismay of my Pilates instructor. 391 more words


A Portrait of Robin

Spending warm Sunday mornings at Barton Springs Pool is one of my family’s rituals. Because it is so quiet and peaceful, the beauty of the pool really shines through. 169 more words


Running-Swimming-Running in Austin

Ran to Barton Springs from the hotel yesterday. Barton Springs is a natural outdoor pool. Probably one of the coolest places I’ve ever swam. Super clear water, 70F, some fish and not crowded at all. 16 more words


Not Mesmerizing Enough - Flipnotics Coffee

It is a sad day whenever a local coffee shop closes.  Today is no exception.  The local Austin, Tex. coffee shop is closing its doors forever today, March 24, 2014. 244 more words


Tri to Be...Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad can find her way to Florida from Cuba, but I apparently can’t find my way from one end of Barton Springs to the other; at least accordingly to my Garmin, which has me swimming up the stairs and into the cliffs!!   103 more words


Austin: I'm coming for you (and your BBQ)

Barton Springs, ATX, October 2013 (pre-trek to Franklin BBQ)