Mad About Hats and Gin

After more than two years of lock down, for those who celebrate Easter or Passover, this spring was a welcome shift in celebratory festivities.   Traditional values dictate the ceremonial hiding and seeking of decorative eggs, baked ham, Sunday best at church and if you live in my house; Peeps ™ I wanted to do something…Read More

Home@Work

If we learned anything from the ongoing pandemic, it’s the embrace of the idea that we may have neglected home.  I’m not only talking about the structure, the four walls of physical construct that contain all of our furnishings, our possessions and our, ahem, junk but also those who inhabit our homes; including those who…Read More

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