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I'm a habitual line crosser that believes everything happens for a reason, but life comes with no guarantees, no time outs, no second chances, you just have to live life to the fullest. Laugh as much as you can, spend all your money, tell someone what they mean to you, tell someone off, speak out, dance in the pouring rain, hold someone's hand, comfort a friend, love the ones who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't, pig out, smile until your face hurts, be a flirt, stay up late and fall asleep watching the sun come up, don't be aftraid to take chances or fall in love . . . and most of all live in the moment, If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

some chocolate would be nice right about now . . .

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

As you start 2011, with your new goals and resolutions, I ask you to save this link and look back on it on the moments you get hard on yourself, and remember "I am not judged by the number of times I fail but the number of times I succeed and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying."
"Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong."
--Peter T. McIntyre

Monday, December 27, 2010

For all my fashionista friends, if you haven't seen this site before check it out! It's like facebook for fashion! http://ping.fm/cEqLt

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

can't wait to celebrate festivus!

Friday, December 17, 2010

ready for the gong show!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

so excited that Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution will return in 2010
gmail priority inbox I wish I had started using you so much earlier
10 things every woman should know about $ http://ping.fm/4bJ2c
"Sometimes faith is knowing that you will make it through. It's believing in abundance and your own worthiness.”
--Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Happiness hit her like a train on a track . . .

Monday, December 13, 2010

Just wanted to invite yall to our travel tweet up tomorrow 6:30-8:30 @Paggi House. Feel free to invite any friends who like to travel. RSVP link is below. Hope you can make it!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Give Yourself the Gift of Travel http://exm.nr/etskXb
after watching "Food Matters" "The Future of Food" and "A Beautiful Truth" I'm in need of a feel good movie . . . any suggestions?

Monday, November 22, 2010

I wish delicious macaroni and cheese was a superfood
This time of year makes me want to bust out the Beatles Rock Band . . . have While My Guitar Gently Weeps on repeat, sooo freakin good.

Monday, November 15, 2010

here's an organic Canine Treat that Delivers on Quality and Flavor . . . naturally http://ping.fm/N2dKm
"Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to
experience the world in the way they have been told to."
-Alan Keightley
New York Times article http://ping.fm/1yafc way to go #meetplango idea is taking off like wild fire so glad to be a part of it!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

RSVP link for #TTATU event tonight http://ping.fm/ftClH

Friday, November 5, 2010

I need a nap
Happy Friday, this song always puts a smile on my face eu te amo http://ping.fm/M4z4l

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

"I believe everything happens for a reason! People change so you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you can appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so that you will eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes, good things fall apart, so better things can fall together." - -- Marilyn Monroe

Thursday, October 14, 2010

soooooo sleepy . . . .

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Caring for your pet in a tough economy http://ping.fm/OtDqA
One Time You Should Withold Food from your pet http://ping.fm/4oCj0

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

P.S. RSVP link for event @ fado tonight http://ping.fm/kPbQM
Happy Travel Tuesday! For those of you in Austin, come out to Fado tonight from 6:30-8:30 any combo of 3 app or pints = $10

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Austin, this time of year makes me fall in love with you all over again.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

someone just said to me "You got it, Katie my lady!" . . . I like the sound of that :)
get me out of here, it's too pretty to be in the office.

Friday, September 24, 2010

for all my gaming friends, or friends who have wii, you gotta get this! I have one and absolutely love it! http://ping.fm/PcwwB

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Good things come to those who wait, but only the things left over by those who hustle."
- President Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, September 16, 2010

“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

magic words of the day"You don't have to live your life the way other people expect you to."

Monday, September 13, 2010

only 5 more tickets before Meet Plan Go Austin becomes waiting list, RSVP here http://ping.fm/mwOJh

Friday, September 10, 2010

"Discard everything that weakens you, have nothing to do with it."

Thursday, September 2, 2010

check out this cool choose your own adventure video series for Tipp-Ex. http://ping.fm/onrml

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

"Do or Do Not. There is no try." - Yoda

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

This is an event you will not want to miss! http://ping.fm/Fp4Rw

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Check out this cool song by Delhi 2 Dublin http://ping.fm/Vx1NH

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

it's rainy afternoons like this I wish I could be working from home, snuggled up with Sake and my mac book instead of in work clothes in my freezing cold office with a space heater
How Hilarious is this: http://ping.fm/bTvsU

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

iphone users have more fun than Blondes http://ping.fm/9ZDwp
http://hootsuite.com I think I love you!
In honor of 1st Travel Tuesday Austin Tweetup we'll feat. a 24hr sale you can book rooms for this Thur, Fri, and/or Sat, Use code TWEET3 http://ht.ly/2nJPo
Do You Like Happy Hours? Do You Like To Travel? Dogwood, today @ 6:30 RSVP here http://ping.fm/jiIXO

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Do you love to travel? Come to Dogwood this Tues and meet others who share your passion for traveling and all things international. RSVP here http://ping.fm/5lmCT
Do you love to travel? Come to Dogwood this Tues and meet others people who share your passion for traveling and all things international. RSVP here http://ping.fm/ZifZf

Saturday, August 7, 2010

I loooove these sneakers!

In the new adidas Originals x Star Wars Fall/Winter 2010 Collection, Boba Fett gets represented by none other than the ZX 800 running shoe. The upper nicely imitates the outfit of Boba. Look out for a release along with the other Star Wars styles soon.
Found my new favorite Houston boutiques Jubilee in the heights

Friday, August 6, 2010

those who harness the power change the world; to create anything, to change anything all you need is one thing . . . the power within.
Wails With Feet is One person away from having 69 facebook fans . . . whose going to be lucky #69? click here! http://ping.fm/jDXqS
Join me at "TravelTuesday Austin TweetUp" Aug 10 RSVP at http://twvt.us/ttatu #TTATU #twvt
Mark Your Calendars For Meet Plan Go Tues Sept 14 @ Six Lounge http://ping.fm/BNHij
follow Wails With Feet @ http://ping.fm/AZdJL for the latest in Lolla News http://yfrog.com/mjwjdj

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Looking for a healthy alternative to Beef when grilling out? Check out this alternative that you may not have considered before: http://ping.fm/l5cnt

Summer Grilling Ideas, the healthy alternative to beef

By trading beef for grass-fed Bison you intake a significantly lower of fat compared to other meats. Additionally, Bison meat contains high concentrations of the fat blocker and an anti-carcinogen, CLA (conjugated linolaic acid), and has as many Omega 3s per serving as salmon. Put that in between a whole wheat bun and you're good to go!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Lineup http://ping.fm/8YJEs
@fun fun fun fest press conference these guys are freakin' hilarious announcing Thier "fun stimulus plan" explaining the trickle down effect of "fun"

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

TravelTuesday Austin TweetUp

Join me next Tuesday! Click Below for Details and to RSVP!

TravelTuesday Austin TweetUp
Free Whataburger Wear orange to any WB today from 5-8 and score a gratis burger in celebration of their 60th

How cool is this?

Dunhill iPad Cover
Wails With Feet Landing Page is up! Register now for updates! http://ping.fm/b7cp5
Kept in a small bowl, the goldfish will remain small. With more space, the fish can grow double, triple, or quadruple its size . . . I was intended for larger things. After all, a giant man can’t have an ordinary-sized life."

Vans Vault Spectator LX Fall 2010

Vans Vault Spectator LX Fall 2010

Monday, August 2, 2010

I want the lego chick with the tramp stamp http://ping.fm/4ACvb

Saturday, July 31, 2010

I want your everything, as long as it's free...

Friday, July 30, 2010

in timesheet and monthly report hell

Thursday, July 29, 2010

When in doubt trust your instincts, they will never fail you
just made a sick interval work out and about to go test it out on my lunch break
Telefónica Wins Full Control of Brazil Phone Venture http://ping.fm/rPYrK
New York Times -- Telefónica, the Spanish telecommunications company, has won full control of Vivo, the mobile phone venture it had with Portugal Telecom in Brazil, after raising its bid for a third time, to 7.5 billion euros, thereby overcoming opposition from the Portuguese government.
"Remember, and this is one of the most difficult as well as most wonderful statements to grasp. Remember that no matter what the difficulty is, no matter where it is, no matter who is affected, you have no patient but yourself; you have nothing to do but convince yourself of the truth which you desire to see manifested."-CHARLES HAANEL (1866 -1949)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

RT @Austin: Tonight's Bachelor Issue Release Party: The Austin Monthly Bachelor Issue Release Party featuring 10 of Au... http://bit.ly/cZ8c5H

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Man-o man-o man...just another day in paradise
Me so hungry....me so f-ing good!
Summer 2010 does NOT suck

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Did that just happen?

Friday, July 23, 2010

in major need of a siesta, right about . . . ahora.
was just given the new nick name KTease, I kinda like it
I love animals as much as the next person, but tell me, is it weird for someone to request donations to a charity in memory of their dead horse?
need an intern to bring me a breakfast taco from Arturos

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Rockstar lifestyle.
it is what it is

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

I will seriously bitch slap any of my friends if I see these in your house, man up and finish your beer: http://ping.fm/WK7Gq

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Oh I love the rainy night
Thought of the day: not everyone wants to see you shine but if you're star, you have to keep shining when it's cloudy, when it's clear, when it's raining, stars shine

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Just in from CNN "Spain defeats Germany 1-0, advances to its first World Cup final on Sunday against the Netherlands."

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Girls weekend in fredricksburg!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Sunday, June 27, 2010

FIFA needs to invest in better officials
@Fado Ready to see Becks already, this coffee is not doing it for me on this early Sunday morning

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Donovan is gettin some lovin tonight!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010

Enjoying my last meal

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Way too cut for that sh#%Â¥

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Not your ordinary father's day ties:http://ping.fm/H47WB

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Hello boys and girls, what rhymes with Sunday?

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Which Team is hotter: England or USA?
RT @RareAustin: Bikers, protesters, world cup, and Bret Michaels live tonight. Just another awesome weekend in the best city on Earth here in the ATX.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Don t you lov whe good things happen to Good people?!????
Keep my cousin in your prayers he had a very serious surgery this morning
Keep my cousin in your prayers he had a very serious sirg

Monday, June 7, 2010

When life gives you lemons, I say f-the lemons and bail

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

now that BBC iphone app won't be released b/4 world cup, anyone know of any free apps that will allow you to watch the games streaming on your iphone?

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Thinking about invoking the DENNIS system
sometimes the stars align and you don't know why or even how, but you just know that something great is about to happen, and all you can do is brace yourself and ride the wave in.

Monday, May 31, 2010

4 words: what a wonderful weekend!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Today was a good good day
Sunday funday is so much more fun when you don't have to go to work Monday

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Just saw our new logos for wails with feet, they look sick thnx Karley Croton, u rock!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Feel like tge last two days ive been on an episode of the bachelor

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Is it happy hour yet?

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Just took a personality quiz at work on what type of communicator I am and this is what it said: Initiator
Initiators are ingenious and energetic in coming up with new ideas. While they may undertake too much at times, they typically manage to get the job done through sheer force of will and determination. Because they are so focused on their own needs and goals, they may forget that other people have goals and needs, too. This can make the people around them feel uneasy and anxious.

To be more successful in your communication:

Stress the value of other people's work and contributions.
Be more forthcoming in talking about your own feelings.
Use self-deprecating humor to put people at ease. I was expecting "practically perfect in every way" . . . is that bad?
Coming up with a name for my "baby" ... My new company, if you have some good ideas shoot them my way

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Love my cabby, he has screens on the back of the seats playing Thriller! I love this man!!!!

Friday, May 21, 2010

if you go to http://www.google.com/ the actual google logo you can play pacman on! Check it out!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

is it Friday yet?
Only got 2 hrs of sleep last night, soooo looking forward to sleep tonight!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

WANTED: Sugar Daddy or Winning Lotto ticket so I can quit my apt and my job
remembers when living in my apt was fun and we didn't have to worry about Cat lady . . . she sooo sux!

This Will Be the Event of the Season!

Habitat Young Professionals love to throw party with a purpose and our 4th Annual Build the HYP Gala is no exception! This Friday, we're putting down our hammers and nails and heading just south of downtown to the funky 78704 for tasty grub from 9 popular Austin restaurants, an open bar, coveted auction items and DJ Manny to get us on the dance floor! This will be a night to Change Lives!


WHO: Hundreds of active, involved and spirited young professionals
WHAT: a fundraising event with a diverse sampling of Austin’s best restaurants, drinks, live music and more
WHEN: Friday, May 21, 2010, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mercury Hall: 615 Cardinal Lane Austin, TX 78704
WHY: To build the 2010 HYP Habitat House (we'll need your help for that as well)

Restaurant Line-Up:

Max's Wine Dive
AT&T Conference Center
Central Market Catering
Rio Brazilian

Also, Don't miss the chance to win great silent auction items:

Samsung LED TV
Bar tending class for 10 people
90-minute massages

and much more...

TICKETS: just $75 for members, $85 non-members

http://www.buildthehyp.com <http://www.buildthehyp.com/>

About Habitat for Humanity and Habitat Young Professionals:

On behalf of Austin Habitat for Humanity, Habitat Young Professionals [HYP], thank you for joining us for our 4th Annual Build the HYP Gala. This will be a night to Change Lives! All proceeds go directly toward the construction of a new home for a hard-working low-income Austin family.

Habitat offers deserving families a hand up: a promise of more than a home, it's the promise of a chance to change their lives.

RT @Do512_Kristin: RT @Suite709 Check out this @Do512 blog post on @Suite709 : http://ping.fm/20NTf

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Monday, May 10, 2010

MOMENT OF TRUTH: "Gulf Coast residents, don't worry! You no longer have an oil slick the size of Rhode Island headed your way. Now it's just a wall of fire the size of Rhode Island." - Stephen Colbert

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Great new travel blog, check it out! http://ping.fm/qbhL4
Real Dogs Eat Meat, Virtual Book Reading Invitation from Taye Diggs http://ping.fm/y7PVw
TripAdvisor's Best Destinations for 2010 http://ping.fm/YOQKw
Travelzoo weekly top 20 http://ping.fm/kEvip

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Love proper pizza, you know, the kind you can fold in half

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

@ blue mermaid grill in Portsmouth, fantastic lobster bisque
Wails with feet is Working on our website! Got great coachella stories? share them with us we'll post them during our launch email us @ wailswithfeet@gmail.com
Tips for Pet Transportation: http://ping.fm/V6gh1
ok don't all of you start getting jealous, this is where I'll be all week http://ping.fm/MD3Wu

Saturday, May 1, 2010

green travel tips http://ping.fm/y2ati
5 cities in 8 days.... A blessing and a curse

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Check out the teaser trailer for my brother's pilot, cup of Joe http://ping.fm/Idzuj

Monday, April 26, 2010

if it's not fun, don't do it
quote of the day:"If you make the banks wear a condom, they won't be able to feel it when they're f**king us over!" - Stephen Colbert
Only you can liberate yourself from the consequences of wrong turns you made in the past.
Only You canliberate yourself from the consequences of wrong turns you made in the past.
Get a $5 GC from Austin Lofty Dog http://ping.fm/VgHgx
I know many of you already know about this website, but it's so great, I had to repost! http://ping.fm/mQlfL fast track to living the good life when times are tough

Saturday, April 24, 2010

this is the new hip healthy spot to eat @ and it's delicious, check it out! http://ping.fm/luNR8

For all my friends who like to run - this is your dream job

Do you run like you've got something to prove? Do you have banter others describe as witty? Then you should absolutely apply to be the next Nike Running Correspondent: a job-of-a-lifetime that involves interviewing Nike athletes, providing video coverage of the nation's biggest running events, and blogging about your own athletic experiences, like that time an angry pit bull chased you 20 city blocks (not everybody loves your banter). Got what it takes? Then go to NikeRunning.com to find out more.
As much as I forget how much I like CA, until I go back and visit, I also forget how much I appreciate Austin until I go to Dallas....ready to be back home

Friday, April 23, 2010

Can a therapy animal help an autistic child? http://ping.fm/fLv7X
New, Improved Crush Act Introduced -- let's get it passed http://ping.fm/hn84E

2010 NBN Music Festival SUBMISSIONS are OPEN

The 2010 Music Festival submissions process
is open!
You, your client, your little brother’s band, or any other artist who wants to play NBN 2010.

A simple process to upload your music, bio, photo, and other info to be considered by the NBN Programming Committee (comprised of a select group of critics, tastemakers, and music industry insiders).

We’re giving you two choices this year. Either submit via American SongSpace (our 2009 submission partner) or via the new Festivalus platform. Just chose one... it’s completely up to you and both platforms are treated equal. Click either link above to get started!

Submissions are open starting right now through June 14th. Artists will be notified of their submission status by July 14. NBN takes place Sept 29-Oct 2.

NBN will once again take over all the major venues in Nashville including Exit/In, Mercy Lounge/Cannery Ballroom, 12th & Porter, The End, The Basement, The Rutledge, The 5 Spot, and more.

Because... and if you need another reason – NBN submission sponsor AirPlay Direct has created a special half-price offer for all artists who submit to Next BIG Nashville. For a limited time, the Pro Artist Package, a $50 value, is yours for only $25... less than 25 cents a day! Log on to www.airplaydirect.com and click on the “Sign Up Now” button, fill in the information, and enter “CRAZY” in the Promotional Code box to start using AirPlay Direct today!

AirPlay Direct is the global leader of digital delivery of music to radio stations. Over 25,000 artist & record label members and 5,000 radio stations use AirPlay Direct. Don’t miss your opportunity to have your music heard on radio worldwide! Sign up today atwww.airplaydirect.com.

go green with Spark People http://ping.fm/NENYu
Check out the new Wails with Feet Photogallery! http://ping.fm/WDiXG

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Rick's Rental Mansion

Did you know that Rick Perry is charging taxpayers $9,000 a month for an extravagant rental mansion?

By the end of his term, he will have drained over $360,000 from us for the rental mansion he's living in while the historic Governor's Mansion undergoes renovations.

When Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a Republican, was faced with a similar situation, he lived in a donated triple-wide mobile home on the grounds of the Arkansas Governor's Mansion to save taxpayers money.

Taxpayers should not be paying for a $1.85 million mansion with a heated pool, a cabana, and a full outdoor kitchen. Rick Perry should be setting an example. What is worse is that Rick Perry has twice mandated a 5% budget cut on all government agencies, causing the University of Texas to consider closing the Cactus and discontinue informal classes.  People who work hard for the agencies, and make much less than those in the private sector, have been told for years now that they would not receive promotions and raises that they were promised. Yet, Rick Perry can live the life of luxury while others struggle to make ends meet.  

Please help move Rick Perry out of his rental mansion by making a contribution of $5 or more to the Rick Perry Relocation Fund, also known as Bill White for Texas.

The state faces a staggering budget shortfall, with serious consequences for students, teachers, and Texas families.

Everyone is tightening their belts. Why won't Rick Perry?

Please make a contribution of $5 or more to boot Rick Perry out of his rental mansion and help elect a leader who cares more about our state's future than himself.

Last week we called on Rick Perry to leave his rental mansion and set an example for state employees who face budget cuts. Texas' governor should be serving the people of our great state, not milking taxpayers.

We need a governor who will pinch pennies and make sure taxpayers get their money's worth.

If you agree that it's time for Rick Perry to leave both his rental mansion and the Governor's Mansion, please make a contribution of $5 or more today.

Let's make sure that if Rick Perry is living in a luxurious mansion a year from now, he's doing it on his own dime.
receive a free eco-friendly ball cap when you bring in water bottles or soda cans to Disney Store today http://ping.fm/phzOn
receive a free eco-friendly ball cap when you bring in water bottles or soda cans to Disney Store todayhttp://ping.fm/XfDjn
If you're in the Portland Area and you have a pet, check this out:http://ping.fm/DtZ3b

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

first time to sleep in my bed in a week with Miss Saketini . . . feels like heaven

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Just had the best #postcoachella nap poolside, embarrassingly woken up by Bekah and Ray boys, but that's ok ;)
getting back into the Austin Groove @ Cuatros w/ DJ Swee-T watchin my main man Xavi Barca game

Monday, April 19, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Did you know that 1 in 7 people worldwide lack access to clean water? How you can help http://ping.fm/FzLYR

Thursday, April 15, 2010

First time in AZ...another cherry successfully popped :)
Just survived the 8 min...maybe closer to 15 min freeze out
Just survived the 8 min...maybe closer to 15 min freeze ou

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Monday, April 12, 2010

"In an alarming trend, temperatures this spring have been rising. Consider this: on February 6, it was ten degrees. Today it hit almost 80. At this rate by August it will be 200 degrees!"

Sunday, April 11, 2010

How to Make Your Own Eco-friendly Household Cleaner http://ping.fm/cH5pQ
quote of the weekend: "we are going to have so much fun that fun doesn't even define the amount of fun we are going to be having"
4 Good Reasons to Buy Local Food The Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Produce http://ping.fm/SBfGk

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Health Benefits of Red Wine and White Wine

Health Benefits of Red Wine and White Wine

Is wine healthy? Yes, in moderation and as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Wine’s alcohol content and nonalcoholic phytochemicals has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers and slow the progression of neurological degenerative disorders.

However, the amount of wine you drink matters immensely. When you consume more than what is recommended, your health benefits are lost and your health risks go up. Men should have no more than two drinks per day and women should have no more than one drink per day. Note that this is based on an average physical size.

Drinking either red wine or white wine will increase the HDL, or good, cholesterol. However, red wine contains higher levels of powerful phenolic antioxidants then white wine does. These phenolic antioxidants found in red wine will help to keep your LDL, or bad, cholesterol levels healthy. They also help to reduce the blood clotting ability of blood. Both of these actions will help to lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Number of Calories in a glass of 4 fl oz
Dry Red – 83 calories
Dry White – 77 calories
Rose – 82 calories
Sweet Red – 100 calories
Sweet White – 103 calories
Port – 170 calories

More information on health facts on wine, check out our Messina Hof's Wine Trends blog here!

I have died and gone to heaven, finally a way to eat healthy on the go without breaking the bank or leaving the bubble! http://ping.fm/7Rymg

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Habitat up close

This is a link to a video that includes Jessica Guerrero from last year's Habitat Young Professionals build. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PO82eWZHHM

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Baseball opening day! Go red sox & Astros, tomorrow!!!!!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

New Report Reveals Progress and Continuing Challenges for Women in Government http://ping.fm/YoAVv
Beware of the Easter Lily http://ping.fm/WFn8e
Get me out of this city!!!!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Note to all white boys when you dance it should feel like you re floating, not hanging from a jungle gym
@ possibly the only place in town that isn't hosting a tx relays event
Has just officially been Grumbled

Thursday, April 1, 2010

REMEMBER: Cell Phone Numbers Go Public this month.

REMINDER.....  all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls. 
To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone:    888-382-1222. 

It is the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time.. It blocks your number for five (5) years. You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked. You cannot call from a different phone number
Microchip your pet!http://ping.fm/We8xg
So chipper to know that 3 out of my 4 favorite soccer teams are ranked in the top 3!
I need a black taxi cab today
I need your taxi cab to take me away. I need a black taxi cab today. So take us driver take us far away.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

MGMT Flash Delirium Video is up! check it outhttp://ping.fm/yqdeH
excited for Mutha Effin Bingo tonight!
My friends were nominated for best local winery in OR (Johan Vinyards) If you have a chance please click the link and vote for them under best new local winery http://ping.fm/8lwEa you can vote once a day until April 6th if you want!

Monday, March 29, 2010

excited to test out the hot tub tonight to see if the time machine is working
Today is the day to be hit with inspirational quotes, from my lovely friend, Travis Rush:"If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise." -Robert Fritz
RT @ Ann Lazzarotti Don't ever give up on something or someone that you can't go a full day without thinking about

Sunday, March 28, 2010

I love daylight savings, it's so nice to have light still at 6:30pm
I love hoe Chili's Guiltless grill is anything under 1500 calories, is that really guiltless for one meal?
Will love Blake Sisk forever!!!!!
Photo editing & Dj Sammy, oh how you make me smile even when sitting in a freezing cold airport
Today's a good day

SXSWeek in Review: Having the World in Your Backyard

Click here for full story

Friday, March 26, 2010

Help my friend Erin graduate, she's studying female sexuality & has a survey she needs chicks to fill out:
Things we take For Granted at Home, but Miss Desperately http://ping.fm/GADl9
Springtime Safety Tips for Pets http://ping.fm/EpCEY
Buyer Beware: Puppy Scams Thrive Online http://ping.fm/hparK
how you can YOU CAN SAVE 32,850 GLASSES OF WATER A YEAR http://ping.fm/pOmJQ
it's going to be hard to go back home after all the delicious seafood I've had this week. Crab, Oysters, proper ceviche, fish and chips . . . sooo delicious.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

I stood in line with these guys for the Muse Concert, while they are Candadian, they are super cool ;) Check out the website they just launched during SXSW: http://www.fanpush.com If you are a self-marketing artist or in PR, this is the tool for You!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

you know SXSW is over when your sexy raspy voice starts to disappear :( 51 weeks and counting!
just heard a funny comment on Bill Maher, "Catholicism is doing a great job these days of making Scientology look good."
Was given a great compliment today, that I'm "half smart and half lucky" . . . I'll take it! :)
It never ceases to amaze me the music you hear in Taxis, it's as if it's a requirement for them to play something strange
the sun has come up and it's a beautiful day in D.C.!

SXSW Photos Are Up!

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Phantom wristband syndrome day two coupled with a strange urge to smear ink on my wrists and hands

So proud of my students they are doing kickass, the last panel consisted of the guy that wrote the problem and the best speaker from the whole competition last year, they didn't even stumble one bit

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Already addicted to Jaimie Oliver's Food Revolution

Saturday, March 20, 2010

SXSWashington Bound

I'm so sad that SXSW is coming to a close. Although my body probably completely disagrees with that statement. I have titos and vodka infused tea running through my veins and "I got my foot looking like an '88 draft pick." So until Coachella, I will be detoxing so that I can retox. I'm now on my way to D.C. to coach the UT Law Jessup International Moot Court Team. I'm pretty excited our kids our good, and the weather in D.C. is actually warmer than in Texas. There are some signs of the cherry blossoms beginning to bloom and our hotel is in a nice area of town, which is always good. Now off to bed, these east coast people wake up an hour earlier than I do.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Just met Marina and the Diamonds

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Enjoying free booze and musi on Malverde roof top
Sobe doesn't taste nearly as good w/o booze

if you're near a computer around 4pm, check out my interview with Picture Me Broken, http://ping.fm/faIc3 if you see the clear mobile studio, say hi!
Could really use a bing cab rt now
Never thought I would be saying this but I hope there is some tacobell left when I get to Pure Volume House

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Just found out I will be photographing the xx and tha gza tomorrow!
So excited about my free skull candy head phones
Sxswish this week could Last forever!
Jacob Dillan quit riding on your dad's coat tails

Monday, March 15, 2010

4 words for pure volume house rt now silence = golden; ducktape = silver

Sunday, March 14, 2010

GI'm gettin my bing on my thing @bing.com
I just went to san antonio express news website, and they are having a 'cutest puppy' contest and they used the stock photo of my dog on the homepage www.mysa.com
I just went to san antonio express news website, and they are having a 'cutest puppy' contest and they used the stock photo of my dig. on the homepage www.mysa.com

Saturday, March 13, 2010

In this cool panel about travel journalism and NGOs very cool, #littlengo
Up, checked in and ready for sxsweekend #1, if you re coming downtown today text we when yoi gey down here, lets play!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

20 min til SX Sooo cant Wait!!!!!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Bout to stuff some bags Like it's my job

Justine’s: A French story d’amour
if you're in Austin, did you see how quickly the weather changed? It went from sunny California weather to Glasgow weather in less than half an hour!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Fader Forthttp://ping.fm/MIxcR
after looking at all these parties, I am providing a full disclosure, if you're not participating in SXSW, expect me to be off the radar, I will return your advances as soon as I recover
2 days til SXSW!!!!! I just spent 3 hours RSVPing for parties, could be the best year ever!

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Wondering if James Cameron is as surprised as I am that his ex wife beat him for best picture
What happened to Farah? Why wasn't she mentioned in the part where they remember the ones who died this year?
What just happened on the Oscars? That crazy woman with the purple cape just jumped up and started speaking in the middle of the acceptance speech for Music by Prudence anyone know the gossip behind it?

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Não posso esperar comer na esta noite Rio's Brazilian e visita meus amigos brasileiros Ben e Elias.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

As Eric would say, "Im gonna tweet you a new one"
if words with friends doesn't let you play the word "Jew" does that mean that the game is anti Semitic?
So happy sand volleyba season starts tonight!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

I'm happy to be able to say I'm in a love affair with my city that will last forever...not everyone can say that

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Had a revelation, Sunday funday is just preparation for sxsw day parties, I love you Travis for helping mr get rid of my guilt
Today is Election Day! Vote Bill White for Governor. Visit the Secretary of State at http://bit.ly/sostx to find your polling place. Already voted? Reply VOTED

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Whether you think you can or you think you can't either way you re right - Henry Ford
If they sell ky jelly at the airport kiosk next to the gate do you think that means they encourage people to join the mile high club?

Saturday, February 20, 2010

You know it's gonna be a crazy night when them leather pants go on...

Friday, February 19, 2010

Being a super hot and awesome isn't as easy as it appears on network tv.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

if you're looking for Denim Leggings Urban Outfitters has them on sale for $39!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

And the Sxsw countdown begins!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

I'm into you, bit only as much as I'm into someone after 36hrs.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Former Rep. Charlie Wilson, portrayed by Tom Hanks in "Charlie Wilson's War," has died at age 76 If you haven't see "Charlie Wilson's War" -- do it, it's a good movie.
wants her computer to stop going full retard on her.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

looking for a cute, affordable military jacket for the spring

Monday, February 8, 2010

The end of an era for the Cactus Cafe? http://ping.fm/7p3Xo

Sunday, February 7, 2010

You say tomato, I say Kenny...
Geaux Saints!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Guess we both know we're in over our heads. Maybe it's all gone black but you're all I see.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

SXSW Volunteers Trade Time for Pricey Festival Passes http://ping.fm/vwj2v

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The Cactus Cafe is one of Austin's great acoustic music traditions. What are your thoughts on it's potential closing?

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Many people who order their lives rightly in all other ways are kept in poverty by their lack of gratitude
Livin la Katie loca

Thursday, January 28, 2010

"Many of the significant problems in our lives are more about recognizing the obvious rather than discovering the mysterious or hidden. One of the classic ways we deceive and hide from ourselves is by refusing to recognize the obvious, and shrouding what is right before us in rationalization and false complexity. We often delay and deny necessary transformation by claiming that there is a mysterious answer hidden from us, when actually we know the answers but pretend that we don't."

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Marigold owner serves up Indian home cooking

Marigold owner serves up Indian home cooking

Driving down South Lamar, you might notice an inconspicuous store with Indian clothes and decor in the front windows called Marigold – Gateway to India.

Lata Karna is the owner of the retail store, which sells authentic Indian clothing, tapestries, and home furnishings. Originally from New York, Lata had a friend that would come to her house, cook traditional Indian food, and leave enough for an entire week.

When Lata moved to Austin, she tried Indian food across the city and felt that what was available “left a lot to be desired”. She did not feel comfortable suggesting to her clients one restaurant or another, because she did not feel that they were truly authentic.

About a year ago, Lata partnered up with a woman from Gujarat, the westernmost state in India, who cooked traditional home cooked Indian food, and they started selling Indian meals in Austin bi-monthly.

Advertisement has solely been based on word of mouth, but The Austin Times is willing to give you the skinny on how to partake in this delicious hidden jewel.
You must be on their email list to receive the menu for the homecooked meals and to place an order. To do so, simply stop by Marigold in person, or call them at 512-442-6600, and ask to be put on their email list.

Dinners consist of a delicious six-course Indian meal, available at Marigold for pick-up for twelve dollars, including tax.

Each meal consists of rice, Indian bread, dal, your choice of two vegetable dishes or a meat dish and a vegetable dish, and raita or a side salad. Dessert is available at an additional charge.

A new menu is offered each time. Orders must be placed by Monday at 7:00p.m. and pickup is Wednesdays between noon and 7:00p.m. Payment can be made over the telephone with credit or debit card, or by stopping by the store to drop off a cash or check payment.

By Katie Warner, The Austin Times Staff

Free Tan Weekend

Saturday // January 30 // 9am-8pm
Sunday // January 31 // 11am-8pm
Aruba Tan // 2707 Rio Grande

This weekend, Aruba Tan is hosting their biggest sale of the year, Free Tan Weekend. All tanning beds are free, custom airbrush tans are only $10, and all packages, memberships, and tanning lotions are on sale. They're asking for $1, $3, $5 or $7 donations, which will benefit the Red Cross for International Haiti Relief. Each person who donates will be eligible to win a year-long tan package.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Sxsw volunteer call 2010!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

On the Right Path?

Governor Rick Perry just announced he will not allow Texas to compete for $700 million in federal funding to improve our public schools.

He's turning down tax dollars Texans have already sent to Washington and refusing the opportunity to improve Texas' schools at no additional cost to our taxpayers. Why didn't he allow for a public discussion? Why did he announce this the day before his debate with Senator Hutchison?

Unfortunately, Governor Perry does not share my view that education is the most important business of state government.

Forward a message to Gov. Perry today, and ask him to stop sending Texan tax dollars to public schools in other states.

Governor Perry tried to justify his decision by saying, "Texas is on the right path toward improved education" without any additional federal funding.

That's where he's wrong.

For the first time, young Texans entering the workforce are on average less educated than the generation that came before them. Our state now ranks second to last in the percentage of adults with a high school diploma. Our SAT scores are slipping further and further behind the national average. And skyrocketing tuition rates are shutting more and more Texans out of college.

I'm proud of the people of our state. Texas students work hard and their parents fight for every opportunity to improve their kids' futures. We deserve a governor who does the same for all our young people.

Forward a message to Gov. Perry today, and ask him to stop sending Texan tax dollars to public schools in other states.

Thank you for taking action today.

A crisis to respond to in Haiti

Today and in days to come, our hearts and prayers are with the people affected by the earthquake in Haiti. At Austin Habitat we encounter and fight the crippling effects of poverty in our work every day, and with an open heart we look to our Haitian neighbors who have lost everything.

Right now across Austin and beyond efforts are underway to offer swift response to this terrible tragedy.

Shelter is among the most immediate needs in Haiti. Habitat for Humanity International has mobilized to provide immediate shelter relief, and currently has an assessment team on the ground. Click Here to learn more about how you can help.

You can also click here to visit KUT's helpful list of additional ways to aid the effort.

With each home we build, we tithe $3,000 to help build an additional home in communities in Mexico and Guatemala; the critical need for simple, stable housing around the world is a part of our work here in Austin.

In this spirit, Austin Habitat will turn our attention to Haiti, where we will temporarily redirect our tithe to support the rebuilding effort.

Friday, January 8, 2010

January Shop the Closet

While it's possible that you've spent the last week trying to get on board with various New Year's resolutions, we of the fourteen-hour workday understand that once thrown back into the wild, things like triathlon training and carb-less lifestyles can get left by the wayside. But fear not, dear readers, because when it comes to your premiere promise—making 2010 your most stylish year ever!—we can help you stick to your guns via our freshly stocked closet. You can become enviously of-the-moment in Kokoon's Silk Leopard Cape ($348); not only is the print uber-posh, the purple hue is undeniably cool. Additionally, you can't go wrong with a leather bomber—a must-have piece for flying high between seasons. We like H81's Edgy Leatherette Jacket ($40) version for a hearty dose of glamour at a lightweight price. Of course, the fashionable life could never be sauntered through without a nod to the classics: try either Dolce Vita's April Pumps ($180) for an updated version of the iconic black shoe or throw on BDG's Twill Trench ($98) for some editor-in-training everyday polish. Finally, if you're looking to make an investment on which you can actually see a return this year, snatch up Chloe's Tilia Acetate Sunglasses ($295), with their retro-inspired, eye-catching frames. Whatever you decide, you'll never have to worry about the end of fresh starts and new beginnings because we'll be here every month, as per usual, bringing you that which is on the brink of vogue. After all, we think being tres chic is one resolution that should be a cinch to stick to!—Liza Kaplan

1. Airplane Rose Skirt ($38)
2. Forever 21 Cheetah Tiered Knit Top ($20)
3. Lancome Juicy Tubes Rose Fishnets Lip Gloss ($18)
4. Topshop Leather Nailhead Make Up Bag ($70)
5. Motel Stripe Pants ($71)
6. Bess Velvet Studded Cape ($1070)
7. Supersocial White Shoulder Pleat Blouse ($96)
8. Chloe Tilia Acetate Sunglasses ($295)
9. Dolce Vita April Pumps ($180)
10. Topshop Painted Stripe Bodycon Skirt ($50)
11. The Balm Read My Lips Lipstick ($17) in Wanted
12. Richard Nicoll Applique Silk-Crepe T-Shirt ($400)
13. Kokoon Silk Leopard Cape ($348)
14. Matiko Sid Yellow Wedge Ankle Boots ($172)
15. Boutique Cotton Mix Tee ($60)
16. Charlotte Ronson Zipped Leather Pants ($215)
17. Alkemie Jewelry Stingray Ring ($155)
18. Urban Renewal Ruffle Shoulder Bodycon Dress ($58)
19. Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent Oversized Navajo Sweater ($350)
20. Jeffrey Campbell Word Snake Print Booties ($184)
21. BDG Twill Trench ($98)
22. Forever 21 Printed Woven Pleat Skirt ($18)
23. Camilla and Marc Georgette Stretch-Jersey Bodysuit ($300)
24. Lanvin Paris Wouter Round Sunglasses ($300)
25. Erickson Beamon for Alice + Olivia Chain Collar Necklace ($278)
26. Elizabeth and James Maryl Laser Cut Suede Pumps ($375)
27. Forever 21 Crimson Nail Polish ($3)
28. Topshop Maternity Claw Print Dress ($100)
29. H81 Edgy Leatherette Jacket ($40)

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Tango Night at Annies

Wednesday, January 6th & Every Wednesday, 7pm

After a year-long absence from the downtown scene, two of Austin's leading Tango luminaries (Esquina Tango and Tango in Texas) are teaming up to bring back a vibrant, weekly Tango night on Congress Avenue. Starting December 30, Annies Café and Bar will play host to Wednesday night Tango. Tango Wednesdays at Annies will start off each week with a free mini lesson at 7 pm and will alternate from week to week between live music and guest DJ's with extensive collections of passionate and rhythmic tango music.