A Return to Kindness

I looked forward to this event all year.  Originally scheduled for the summer of 2021, The Kindness Duck Project finally landed in Fort Worth in October.   A newly launched initiative aimed at bringing back kindness with the help of a six story duck. Founded earlier this year (2021) by Executive Director Kyle Warren who…Read More

Thankful

Thanksgiving was a low key event at my house.  I spent most of the day watching movies.  It is amazing how quickly we can get sucked into a movie binge and I’m definitely there this week. The pack was walked, my roomie was making his Thanksgiving dinner rounds and I found myself, blissfully, at peace…Read More

Stockyards Shorty

Since my decision to make plans to move to Fort Worth, I have been spending more time in the aptly named FunkyTown.  Forth Worth may be known for its rich Cowboy history culture but it also has an eclectic melting pot of live and let us live as friends attitude.  The city’s resounding theme is…Read More

Vogel Alcove – A Safe Haven for Children

Nestled in a small, modest neighborhood in Downtown Dallas, a once vacated school building now serves as a sanctuary safe-haven to the city’s most vulnerable population; homeless children. If you bristle at the thought of a child being homeless, you are not alone.  When I first learned that there are roughly 3000 homeless children in…Read More

Baking With Badasses

So.  I did a thing.  Yep, it was impulsive and completely not me.  I mean I’ve taken online courses in the past, so I wasn’t foreign to the concept of virtual learning, but this was totally different.  I decided to take an online baking class. Go ahead, I’ll wait.  My mother laughed too.  Done yet?…Read More

The Tax Man Cometh…

I don’t dread it anymore.  Once upon a time, I would toss, turn, moan and groan about the need to do my taxes every year.  It all started with a shoe box.  Stuffed with every deductible piece of paper I could find, the largest shoe (boot) box in the house was the epicenter of my…Read More