I remember the first time I really thought about the civil rights movement. It was in the mid 1990s and I was with a group of college students visiting the Civil Rights Museum in Birmingham, Alabama. When we first walked in the door, they had an old “whites only” water fountain on the wall and … Read moreCivil Rights: Are We There Yet?
Just 2 weeks ago, many of us were wishing each other “Happy New Year!” (Some of us might still be saying it if we haven’t seen someone in awhile.) Often when I say it, I assume that everyone around the world is saying the same thing. After all, January 1 happens everywhere, right? Well, yes…and … Read moreHappy New Year?
If you’ve never heard the phrase “keep Austin weird,” you undoubtedly will if you ever go to Austin, TX. Austin is unique, and proud of it! My family lived in Austin for 2 years while I finished my masters degree, and I have to say that not only is Austin “weird,” it is amazingly weird! … Read moreKeep Austin Weird!