We’re Not on the Same Page

Dec 4, 2009 | by | Read | No Comments

Morning Pause, Photo by: Rebecca Otis Copyright 2009 Usually, when you’re not on the same page as someone else, you’re trying to find a middle …

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What's the Deal?

Sep 29, 2009 | by | Read | 1 Comment

Image source: www.groupon.com/austin Every morning, I awake to my phone’s alarm just an arm’s length away on my bedside table. Usually with eyes still closed, …

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Fun Fast-Food Finds

May 26, 2009 | by | Read | 4 Comments

So, what is it with these airstream trailer restaurants in Austin? They’re everywhere, and “all the rage,” if that phrase can even be linked with …

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Freshen Up!

May 20, 2009 | by | Read | No Comments

*Photos by Rebecca My new favorite word these days is “localism”. I won’t take responsibility for creating it, but I do use it when describing …

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Take Steps 2009 Walk

May 20, 2009 | by | Read | 1 Comment

*Logo from ccfa.org website Some consider exercise a form of entertainment (I raise my hand).  After all, it passes the time, makes you feel good, …

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Keep Austin…Local!

May 6, 2009 | by | Read | 4 Comments

According to Dictionary.com, “weird” is an adjective that means “fantastic” or “bizzare”.  I would say, then, that the local phrase “Keep Austin Weird,” …

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First Thursday Bonus!

May 5, 2009 | by | Read | 4 Comments

If you’ve been in Austin for at least a couple years, you’ve probably heard of First Thursday, one of the most popular local events …

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Mex-Mod and Retro-Chic

May 4, 2009 | by | Read | 2 Comments

When entertaining out-of-town guests, choose an itinerary that fits your audience. My sister Julie is a hip, trendy, Julie with the mandarin/citrus ceviche at La …

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Happily Singin' the Blues

Apr 20, 2009 | by | Read | 3 Comments

*Top Rec! (Top Rec’s are Go-To Rebeccammendations for any occasion) After about four different mentions of the same restaurant from four different people within the …

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Burgers & Boot-Camp

Apr 19, 2009 | by | Read | No Comments

In the words of Alanis Morissette, “Isn’t it ironic, don’t you think” that a personal trainer would recommend a burger joint? Well it may …

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