Texas History at the Bullock Texas State History Museum

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Bullock Texas State History Museum on “HEB’s Free First Sunday,” a fantastic opportunity to delve into Texas history and explore captivating exhibits. Here’s a glimpse into my museum experience:

Discovering the Bullock Museum

Located in the heart of Austin, the Bullock Texas State History Museum is a cultural gem that offers a comprehensive journey through the rich tapestry of Texas history. From prehistoric times to the present day, the museum’s exhibits provide a fascinating insight into the diverse heritage and pivotal events that have shaped the Lone Star State.

Shark Exhibit and Texas History

During my visit, I had the chance to explore the special shark exhibit, which offered a unique perspective on marine life and conservation efforts. It was a thrilling experience to learn about these fascinating creatures and their significance to our ecosystem.

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Thanksgiving Adventure in Costa Rica

I recently had the incredible opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving in Costa Rica, embarking on a journey filled with breathtaking landscapes, thrilling adventures, and memorable experiences. Here’s a glimpse into my Costa Rican Thanksgiving adventure:

Thanksgiving Flight to Liberia

We kicked off our adventure with a Thanksgiving flight to Liberia, Costa Rica, on the west coast. Our destination: the beautiful town of Coco. Upon arrival, we indulged in a local food buffet at El Jardín, a central tourist hub, marking the beginning of our holiday getaway.

Arrival in Coco and Beachside Bliss

Arriving after sunset in Coco, we initially found ourselves slightly lost, but the sound of the ocean from our villa reassured us of our serene surroundings. The next morning greeted us with a spectacular view of the ocean, setting the stage for a day of exploration and relaxation.

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Exploring Design Workshop’s Houston Projects

I recently had the opportunity to embark on another exciting work trip with Design Workshop, this time to our Houston Studio along side members from the Austin Studio. It was a fantastic experience filled with project discussions, site visits, and connecting with colleagues face-to-face.

Day 1 at Design Workshop Houston Studio

I kicked off my trip to Houston with a full day of productive meetings and discussions about our ongoing projects. It was great to collaborate with my colleagues in person, and the energy in the studio was palpable. Despite the Texas heat, the day was filled with insights and progress on our various landscape architecture and design initiatives.

Exploring Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

On the second day of our joint studio trip, we visited the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center to inspect some of our built work. Despite the rain, it was a pleasure to see one of our projects come to life in such a natural and beautiful setting. Witnessing how our designs harmonize with nature reaffirmed the impact of our work on the community and the environment.

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EarthX 2023: Celebrating Environmental Innovation

I recently had the pleasure of attending EarthX 2023, an event that continues to inspire and educate on environmental issues. This conference holds a special place for me, as it’s been a consistent highlight over the years.

Why I Recommend EarthX

EarthX has become a must-attend event for me, and I highly recommend it to others who are passionate about environmental sustainability. The speaker sessions and documentary film series are particularly enlightening, offering deep dives into critical environmental topics and solutions.

Excitement Builds for EarthX

This year, I headed to Dallas for EarthX, held at the Texas State Fair Grounds. The anticipation was high, and I was eager to immerse myself again in the latest innovations and discussions surrounding environmental conservation.

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Vista Brewing – Deep in the Heart Documentary

A Day Full of Adventures

I’m excited to share an eventful weekend with all of you. From axe throwing practice to a nature documentary at a local brewery, here’s a look at my packed social schedule and a memorable visit to Vista Brewing with my girlfriend.

A Full Day of Fun

What a day! I started with watching the World Cup, followed by some axe throwing practice. In the afternoon, I enjoyed a park grill and chill session, and to top it all off, I ended the day at a brewery watching a nature documentary. It was a full and fulfilling day, packed with activities I love.

Vista Brewing and “Deep in the Heart”

We headed to Vista Brewing to watch “Deep in the Heart,” a Texas wildlife documentary narrated by the one and only Matthew McConaughey. The brewery itself is a gem, with a small working farm and apiary onsite, providing fresh ingredients for their kitchen and drinks.

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An Unforgettable Night at Willie Nelson’s Ranch

Celebrating Lucktoberfest at Willie’s Ranch

I’m thrilled to share my recent adventure at Willie Nelson’s Luck Ranch for Lucktoberfest. On October 30, 2022, my girlfriend and I had the pleasure of attending this unique event, thanks to her luck in winning free tickets from a local radio station.

A Night of Fun, Swag, and Music

The evening was nothing short of magical. We were greeted with an array of German-inspired music that set the perfect festive tone for the night. The atmosphere was lively, and the crowd was full of energy and excitement. My girlfriend and I managed to score a lot of free swag, adding to the fun and making it a memorable experience.

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