Author: Laura

Ink Drawings by Valdyr

I’ve shared quite a bit of my graphic design and scenic painting over the years, but it’s been awhile since I’ve featured my ink drawings in any meaningful way. I’ve done a particular form of abstract ink drawings since high school, and I attempt to get a little work done on any number of works-in-progress […]

Visiting New Braunfels, TX

We were recently able to take an extended weekend vacation to New Braunfels, Texas, while celebrating the wedding of our friends in the area. An easy drive from the DFW metro area (roughly five hours if you’re like us and avoid the interstate), we decided to take advantage of the offerings in the historical downtown […]

Revisiting New Orleans, Louisiana

We were thrilled to be able to make our much-awaited return trip to New Orleans recently, and I’m excited to write my first ‘return trip blog’ post, too. I wanted to branch out to see a few new-to-me locations, while there were several places I wanted to revisit in New Orleans from our previous trip.

Visiting Lake Travis, TX

After a long pandemic year, we felt very fortunate to be able to get fully vaccinated just in time for our ten year wedding anniversary! We had decided to take an extended weekend road trip visiting Lake Travis, Texas. Still wanting to be COVID-conscious, we opted for a secluded Airbnb on the water, and kept […]