Day #22: Give Breakfast To The Homeless in Downtown Austin

This morning, we hung out in downtown Austin with the homeless. A handful of families convened and brought breakfast foods to an empty parking lot across from a shelter. We served coffee, eggs, bacon, and cereal...out of the back of a pick-up truck. Our 4-year-old handed out homemade oatmeal raisin cookies and bananas. She took this task quite seriously. Both Stephanie and I were able … [Read more...]

Day #8: Give Cookies to a Neighbor

This afternoon our oldest daughter and Stephanie made chocolate chip/peanut butter cookies for our next door neighbors. Meanwhile, I took our youngest on a walk and we talked to quite a few people who live here at the campground in the winter - "Winter Texans." When we returned, both girls colored pictures. Our 4-year-old is especially fond of drawing and coloring. She often asks if she can … [Read more...]