Yola Blake [ yolunia. ]

// Pieces of everyday life and inspiration from Austin, Texas and beyond. //
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Sunday (at Once Over Coffee Bar)

Baby brother visits #ATX (at Barton Creek Greenbelt)

Beach boys #latergram from our magical weekend in #PortA 💖

We’ve unlocked a whole new way of experiencing the city. And it’s accessible for everyone. Truly a win for #Austin! (at Lady Bird Lake Boardwalk Trail At Blunn Creek Delta)

My SXSW Interactive notes: Distilled.

The expanded version of these themes can be viewed on the T3 blog.

Back to basics. Spring veggie stew prep.

Based on Spring Vegetable Soup by Martha Stewart.

I’m gone for 5 days for #sxswi, & this is what happens to my desk. Thanks, guys! Back to the grind… (at T3)

The single most important change you can make in your working habits is to switch to creative work first, reactive work second. This means blocking off a large chunk of time every day for creative work on your own priorities, with the phone and e-mail off.
Mark McGuinness, ‘Manage Your Day-to-Day’ (via nowaternomoon)

If you are braving the interactive portion of SXSW, here a few tips for survival that I wrote on the T3 blog. 

May your conference time at SXSWi be filled with (free) breakfast tacos and bright ideas!