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Nourishing Body and Soul

Nourishing Body and Soul

The Vargas family wanted to do something special for the patients, family and staff at Hospice Austin’s Christopher House after their father died here in March 2011. In 2012, they brought flower arrangements for all our patients. This year, in honor of their father’s...
Being Brave: The Courage to Fail

Being Brave: The Courage to Fail

The day had arrived that we had anticipated for so long.  We loaded our new canary yellow Fisher mountain bikes in the back of a borrowed pickup truck and mom drove us to the outskirts of Austin. She parked under a shade tree in front of a little country church and...
Being Brave: The Courage to Begin

Being Brave: The Courage to Begin

When I let go of what I am I become what I might be. ~Lao Tzu~   It was my favorite kind of Central Texas evening.  Early April, the oppressive summer heat hadn’t yet descended upon us and the air was warm, the breeze gentle.  It was just right for shorts and...