Category: homelife

Dad and Degas

#Houston #art #Degas A post shared by anna hanks (@annainaustin) on Jan 15, 2017 at 3:54pm PST For the last several months I had tried to convince my 78 year-old father to go see...

The Minus 5: Awesome!

This Saturday night my husband took me to see The Minus 5 at The Continental Club in Austin. While I had heard him talk about the band–as well as about Scott McCaughey‘s earlier group...

Fighting The Scammers

When I was little, my parents ran a business out of our house. Since it was the 70s, most business came in through the telephone. From about the time I could speak, I was...

Friday Night at Couch-ella

One of our earlier Couch-ella streaming systems. For the past few years I’ve gone to Couch-ella. No, not the actual Coachella Festvial, but the livestream version of it, watched from the comfort of my...

My Cousin Is On the Houston News!

I’ve been in Houston with my family for a few days. The big positive family excitement is that my cousin Matthew Hanks was on the local ABC station yesterday, looking very respectable and talking...

So Ready For The End of Christmastime

Tomorrow is Epiphany, the traditional end to the Christmas season. Like Mr. Spanky here, I’m ready for Christmas to be over! I’m not going to make it to the Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs,...