Explore ATX: a day at the public library (aka, surviving finals season)

When finals season comes around, I’m always trying to find new study places — to both get a change of scenery and to escape the people camping out and taking spots next to all the outlets in the campus study spots.

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WTF: Where’s the Food (Semesters 3 & 4)

It’s been a whole school year since I last posted, which means it’s been a whole year since I’ve had to publicly admit to eating out wayyy too many times than my credit card should have allowed… Anyways, here’s WTF: Where’s the Food for semesters 3 & 4 (otherwise known as WTF: Why’d you spend so much money on food, Annie??)

The Pizza Press

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Explore ATX: Mozart’s Coffee & Trail of Lights

It’s the middle of the summer, sure, but I like to think that anytime is an appropriate time to talk about Christmas! Austin always has a lot of things to do, but some staple events to do over the Christmas holidays are definitely to check out the Trail of Lights and visit Mozart’s Coffee for a nice, warm cup of hot chocolate and look at the Christmas light show.

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..and I’m back: an update & a promise

Well. It’s been a while, hah. Long time no see!

The last time I posted was September of 2017, when I’d just started my sophomore year of college. Now it’s June 1st, 2018, and I’ve finished one hell of a year and am currently enjoying the summer in Ames, Iowa working as a research intern at the Ames National Laboratory through a Department of Energy program.

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explore ATX: Kerbey Lane

Kerbey Lane is Austin’s staple 24-hour restaurant, known for its breakfast items (specifically, incredible pancakes) & queso.

Thankfully for me, there’s a Kerbey about three minutes away from where I live, and it’s perfect to just stop by in the morning, during the day, after a late night test or study session, or even when it’s 1 AM and I’m just craving breakfast (because technically 1AM is the next day and so breakfast food is justifiable). Kerbey’s always had a warm and welcome feel to it, and when we went, they even gave me a free pancake for my birthday! We ordered the Paris Texas Platter (French Toast & Migas, which consists of scrambled eggs, pico de gallo, tortilla chips, cheddarjack cheese), a full stack of lemon poppy seeds pancakes, and the Breakfast Platter, consisting of two eggs, two half size pancakes and a cup of fruit.

If you’re ever in Austin, definitely stop by Kerbey (it does get pretty crowded at night though) and try out their signature queso, pancakes, or breakfast items!