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Alcomar Patio in Austin, TX

The power of girl talk

I was planning on writing a Deep Thoughts post today, as it’s been awhile, but then my first thought became so long, that I decided it was worth some more brain space. You see today...

Stay-cation

The past 10 days have been jam packed with activities. We had two waves of house guests as well as logging in a good amount of hours with friends. Due to the schedules that Adam and...

Playing hooky

We’re in the last few days of June, summer is officially here and it’s hot in Texas. It’s also about to be my slowest month of the year with Manic Trout. So when Adam...

Mammatus Clouds over South Austin, May 25, 2015

Deep thoughts

1. The deepest thought recently is still about what I do here on this blog. I’m getting there…but I still think about it more than I write here, obviously. 2. I have lived in this...

At Rodeo Austin

My birthday at the rodeo!

I celebrated a birthday on Sunday and Adam surprised me with tickets to Rodeo Austin. It was a great idea on his part, as I have been bugging him to go for 3 years....

Rihanna, Grammys 2015, Giambattista Valli

I blame it all on Cedar Fever

Everyone told me that it would take 3 years of living in Austin before the symptoms of Cedar Fever (our worst allergy season) fully kicked in and kicked my butt. I laughed with everyone when...

Our program from dinner at Barley Swine.

Top 5 Happy Moments This Week

The minute I created a blog just for Manic Trout, I knew I would end up neglecting this space too often. So even though it’s the holiday madness, I wanted to share a few things...

two pumpkins and some mums.

My top 5 favorite things from this week

1. My mother in law, Gretchen visited last week and while at Whole Foods asked if we wanted a few pumpkins and a mum. I said sure, we’d love them! And the preceded to...

A feast of meat at La Barbecue

Guy food

Next week Adam is headed off to begin training for his new job and will be in Miami for 2 months followed by a month in Vegas. If it were anyone else, they would be...