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Austin, Texas

Madison, Wisconsin will always be one of my favorite cities. It’s the home of my alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is an incredibly attractive town year-round. 452 more words

Bee + Art + Tree

This tree was blooming in full on pink blossoms and its vicinity to the modern art sculpture made for some nice photos. The bee was an extra bonus as I made my way along Congress Avenue.


The Frank Frazetta Collection

As part of the SXSW festivities in Austin, Robert Rodriguez has opened up a gallery of Frank Frazetta artwork. They asked for no pictures to be taken once I was inside the gallery, so unfortunately, I didn’t get any photos of the great original art. 104 more words


Elephant Room

The Elephant Room – “Cool Jazz in the Basement since 1991″, and tonight was no exception. A fun time was had by all.


Burger Bar

There is a new hotel that has sprung up on Congress Avenue, between Second and Third Streets.  It is the JW Marriott, and they have a cool concept called the Burger Bar.   164 more words


Austin Skyline

Here is a different view of Downtown Austin than what you are used to me posting. It is from a secret location that I might be willing to share with you, but first you must hazard a guess. :-)


Downtown Austin: Old and New

It began with Liberty Lunch and most recently Dog and Duck and Fran’s Hamburgers; demolished to give way to the condo.  Fortunately, downtown Congress Avenue has yet to experience the demise of it’s cultural icons.   187 more words