best places to eat alone in austin

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It’s not what it seems. I’m not turning into a recluse I swear, it’s quite the opposite. In the truest sense of extroversion, I am energized and inspired by people, whether I know them or not. And Austin has no shortage of inspiring individuals. So when I have to eat, and my friends are busy, I have the choice of truly eating alone at home, a familiar but solitary environment, or eating alone surrounded by strangers, where I can imagine their lives, what their worries and hopes are, how they got here and where they’re going, all while pretending to read my book. Continue reading

dealing with stress

This post has been a long time coming, but it’s not what I thought it would be. There have been plenty of mounting motivations to write it, but it just takes one, terrible, unexpected, frightening thing to make you realize it’s time. It’s that point when life is just out of your control and you’re left to completely reevaluate who you are as a person, what you’re doing, and where you’re going. If it’s all worth it, if  Continue reading

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