Five Uber Drivers You’ll Meet on the Road (+What You’ll Learn from Them)

Oh, Uber drivers. You come across some crazy characters when traveling. You can learn a lot from people when you least expect it, if you only take a moment to listen. Everyone, even people you meet in passing, has a story to tell. I’ve met some of the most interesting people…

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Bad Brunch: Getting Lost at the Hungarian Embassy Washington DC

Have you ever tried to have brunch in an abandoned building? I did, at the Hungarian Embassy Washington DC. I was in DC for the inauguration and a quintessential thing to do there is crash an embassy for free alcohol. So, after spending the morning at the Women’s March, I…

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What’s it like to Attend a Texas State Society Inaugural Ball?

I went to the Black Tie and Boots Texas State Society Inaugural Ball in January 2017. Here’s what happened: Texans are my favorite kind of people, so it’s a good thing I spent inauguration eve with nearly 10,000 of them. I’ve gained a little weight since college, so my red…

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What was it like at the Women’s March on Washington?

The day after Trump’s inauguration, I went to the Women’s March on Washington. I’m not sure if I would have gone to the local one if I was home in Houston, but I felt like the DC gathering was a movement I needed to see since I was there. I’ve seen some…

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What was it like at Trump’s Inauguration?

*As always, the opinions expressed here are completely my own and do not necessarily reflect those of my family or traveling companions.  Bill Clinton was my first president. He was inaugurated on January 20, 1993 and I was born that August. So the 2000 Bush v. Gore election is the first one…

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