Later this month, I’m backpacking the John Muir Trail

12:26 pm Aug. 11, 2016

Permits, check. Dehydrated meals, check. Tent, camp stove and sleeping bag, check.

I’m about to disappear.

Later this month, my husband and I will head to California, where we’ll begin a 16-day backpacking trip on the John

Bicycle Advisory Council seeking new members

5:51 am Aug. 8, 2016

The City of Austin’s Bicycle Advisory Council is looking for new members.

The council, which advises city staff on bike-related matters, is made up of nine voting members and up to 10 alternate, non-voting members. Three