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Regular Records, session 1

t minus 45 minutes Following the lead of ListenUp! Austin, we will start a new this evening. Ricardo will present this edition's record.While the record plays, no one talks. We listen.After, we will all discuss it.p.s. Thank you, Jeremy, for the amazing speakers.

Simple Steps So Far

[photo source] Just underway, this little site is barely anything.It is, though, more than nothing. So far, I have: reserved a domain name set up hosting installed WordPress installed Divi made a super basic home page made a Regular Coffee page made a blog page...

Back deck: February 16, 2024

We enjoyed a wonderful edition Friday. After revisiting the Super Bowl, early conversation covered exercise, diet, health and fitness, and running as folks shared personal routines, histories, and aspirations. Several of us discussed Austin artists and record labels...

Buffalo Hunt and guests at Sagebrush

Last night we met up at Sagebrush for a special show. Thankfully, Stephanie Hunt kept this date even though, 8 months pregnant, she broke her foot on Sunday and thus had to scooter around and sit in a chair with a boot on her leg. View this post on Instagram A post...

Back deck: February 9, 2024

Another great edition this morning: I arrived just after 8 a.m. to find 8 people already catching up and talking about various personality tests, dating apps, organizational theory, and related topics. Today leaned heavily on stories, and I told the ones about meeting...

Music videos that capture Austin

I have long collected music videos that capture Austin, the city itself as opposed to stages or venues. This arsenal reveals massive change in the built environment. Though significantly transformed, this place remains a wonderful town, a city that beckons and needs...

Come meet me at the hideout.

We saw Beaver a couple weeks back -- a great time and excellent set. Confoundingly, Spotify shows 270 monthly listeners, 20 in Austin. That's just wrong. I have collected some of his songs in this playlist so that you can regularly sample his excellent work:...

Get a library card and use it.

Click here or stop by any branch and get yourself an Austin library card. (Non-Austin residents, do the same in your town.) You can specify your local branch, place a book on Hold, and they will bring it to you when it's available. You can then return it to any...

Back deck: February 2, 2024

These gatherings often refill my tanks, and this week's edition certainly did. Conversations clustered and divided kaleidoscopically all morning, so, while I did not catch everything: We extended last week's manufacturing deep dive, especially concerning northern...