Wednesday, June 8, 2011

06/07/11- Food and drink selections for Violet Crown Cinema

A varied selection of drinks and food at Violet Crown Cinema.

06/06/11- Protestors at Capitol in support of funding for education for Dallas Morning News

Susan Moffat, a parent to a child in AISD, holds a "SHAME" sign in support of education was at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas to make their voices heard on June 6, 2011. THAO NGUYEN/SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR

06/04/11- Michael Reed baseball draft for Austin American-Statesman

 Thao Nguyen/FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN 06/04/11
Michael Reed just graduated from Leander High School and is expected to be drafted in the Major League Baseball draft.  Reed live in Leander, Texas on Saturday, June 4, 2011.

06/03/11- Texas4000 cyclist for Dallas Morning News

 Bijal Mehta, a 23-year-old biker, UT Austin student and Carrollton native gives the Longhorn hang signal as she makes her way with the group to Jack & Adam's Bicycle shop to have a lunch before leaving to Cedar Park, TX. Mehta will be in the Texas4000 bike ride, the world's largest bike ride leaving from Austin, Texas on Friday, June 3, 2011 and arriving in Anchorage, AK by mid August. THAO NGUYEN/SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR

05/31/11- APAD- Tuscan

Stephen really liked these Tuscan cantaloupes and I decided last year I was going to try to save the seed and see if they were going to grow here since I couldn't find any growing info online and... Viola! :)

05/30/11- APAD- Chicken coop

Yay! Stephen with the help of our neighbor Bernie made me a chicken coop while I was away! Can't wait to fill it with chickens! Prepare for lots of chicken photos when they do come! :)

05/28/11-APAD- The Game of Life

Nostalgia galore! After likely over 10 years of not playing, I found the game for a few bucks at Savers and we spent 2.5 hours playing! :) Yay good times!

05/27/11- APAD- Wall Decor

Playing with lights in Austin, Texas on May 27, 2011.

05/25/11- APAD- Dinner plate

Pork tenderloin with couscous and garlic green beans in Austin, Texas on May 25, 2011.

05/22/11- Half price books for Dallas Morning News

Half Price Books is going into college book sales in a few markets and implementing some changes to its book-buying process at nine of it's  locations across the country. The nine test stores are located near college campus in Arizona, California and Washington and the only Texas location near Texas A&M in College Station, Texas on Saturday, May 22, 2011. THAO NGUYEN/SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR
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