Finding Innovation at the Future of Care Luncheon

12:04 pm Apr. 28, 2016

Want a peek into the future? Attend Seton’s Future of Care Luncheon next year.

It’s here, years ago, that I first learned about the new University of Texas Dell Medical School and its partner, the Dell Seton Medical Center. It’s also

Blue Lapis Light Lunch delights at Chez Zee

9:44 am Apr. 28, 2016

It’s always gratifying to see a benefit ideally matched to its cause.

Such is the case with the Blue Lapis Light Lunch for Blue Lapis Light at Chez Zee.

More than 50 lunchers soaked up the springtime decor and eats in

University Co-Op salutes George Mitchell

4:49 pm Apr. 26, 2016

The path has not always been smooth for George H. Mitchell.

Yet he surely deserved the fond tributes offered upon his retirement from the University Co-Op during a dinner celebrating the George H. Mitchell Student Awards for Academic Excellence. After

Best Texas rivers: Pedernales River

4:31 pm Apr. 25, 2016

Saturday, Joe Starr and I traced the relatively short Pedernales River, only 100 miles or so long. It rises in spring-fed pools and dry hollows in southeast Kimble County.

Between Harper and Fredericksburg, it begins to take regular

Best Texas rivers: Bastrop Bayou

4:28 pm Apr. 25, 2016

Even during the Reading Week, one may trace a Texas river (our ninth during the past year).

The modest watercourse followed by car and on foot from its source to its mouth yesterday was Bastrop Bayou,

Best Texas books: Neches River

4:25 pm Apr. 25, 2016

Friday and Saturday, Joe and I traced the spring-perfumed Neches River, which rises in Van Zandt county northwest of Tyler, flows into recreational Lake Palestine, through the pruned Davy Crockett and Angelina national forests, into

Best Texas rivers: Guadalupe River

4:21 pm Apr. 25, 2016

College buddy Joe Starr and I spent the weekend tracing our seventh Texas river, the prettiest yet. The Guadalupe River, best known to Austinites for tubes and floods, rises in Kerr County near Sisterdale, flows swiftly through

Best Texas rivers: Lower Sabine River

10:01 am Apr. 24, 2016

The Lower Sabine River, which divides the states of Texas and Louisiana, takes on three characters. The southern third around Lake Sabine is industrialized on a scale found in few other places in the world.

Fashion X Austin Fashion Week

3:05 pm Apr. 23, 2016

Location is all.

Austin Fashion Week started out a bit awkwardly at the oversized Long Center for the Performing Arts. It moved to multiple locations, including the sad, old Austin Music Hall, although this event came closest