Art of the Pie Austin Part 3: A Visit to Bud’s

Royer's Round Top Cafe

So I’ll cut right to the chase. On my third evening in Austin, Dennis, Yam and I took a field trip to Round Top, TX. We left Austin in Yam’s car during Friday afternoon traffic hour and I seriously wondered if we were going to get to our destination, Royer’s Round Top Cafe, before it […]

Cord Wood


My morning rhythm has changed. Just two weeks ago, I used to get up and mindlessly flip a switch to heat the house before moving on to my coffee ritual.  Now, I slip on flip-flops, throw on my black velvet Goodwill robe, the one with an I. Magnin label, my heavy gray work-gloves and shuffle […]

Dearest Friend


Dearest Friend, I have not forgotten you…really! I could give you a list of reasons why I have not written recently. I know I am long overdue. Let’s just say that the move was epic and I will think twice before scheduling a relocation during winter. Snow, sleet, hail, ice, rain, sun…we had it all […]