If you’re planning a trip to Austin, make time to see the Texas State Capitol. You won’t regret it. The present Capitol wasn’t the first. In 1839, the government of the brand-new Republic of Texas (did you know that Texas once was an independent republic?) built a two-room log cabin with an 8 feet stockade […]
Keep Austin weird is the city’s motto and it befits the place.
As the Scottish poet Robert Burns said, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” We had planned to spend a weekend in Boston in late June, bought the tickets two months in advance, booked a hotel and bought a city guide. On the day of the flight, a Friday, we went to […]