Category: Latvia

Things You Find when you Google Yourself!

I create things, then I forget all about them. Once I’ve published something–or posted a picture on flickr—I tend to forget about whatever it is. I’ve never really been all that curious about how people interact with what I create, once a window of about three days has passed.

I figure, if I spelled anyone’s name wrong, or forgot anything important, it would turn up during that three days. (Three days is, not un-coincidentally, about the turnaround for a huffy letter-to-the-editor to arrive, citing exactly what someone is unhappy about. Trust me on this.)

Life in Latvia

Not every American who travels abroad visits this tiny capital, much less gets here two summers in a row. Yet having briefly worked for a newspaper in the region — and having friends in...

Is it Latvia…or ACL?

Editors’ note: Back in July, Austinist writer Anna Hanks visited Latvia and attended the PostivusAB Festival there. She reports her findings here, to you, in the ever-rarer first narrative format. Enjoy. Earlier this summer...