First Reading, 2017 vol. 1
If you're resisting your Monday morning workflow - consider procrastinating with the following bits from the internet.
Have you seen Houstonia's feature on Rep. Sarah Davis? It's well worth a gander.
An oldie but goodie here on where to find the best Taco's in Texas. Rumor has it these guys are shooting a TV pilot.
Have you ever wondered how Doug Stamper spends his Sunday afternoon? the New York Times has you covered (from earlier this month).
The new chairman of the Texas GOP has sent letters to the Legislature's leadership illustrating how the Governor's call for a special session aligns with the State GOP platform. Read the letters in full here.
Alternatively, if you're interested in cooking your way to political change in our big red state, consider pre-ordering Feed the Resistance, a portion of these cookbook sales will support the ACLU.
After many weeks of searching for a proper replacement for my favorite Ann Taylor tan suede sandals, I finally found a great option at the J.Crew Mercantile store here in Austin. They are 50% off in store and I love how the covered heel and slight wedge make them an even better option for professional events than my current favorites. I also tried on these, for wearing with casual summer dresses but they were wretched to wear due to the basket weaving over the toes, these are also a nice ladylike option for those needing a go-to black flat.
And finally, a big high five to Renee Rabinowitz for standing her ground against gender discrimination after SHE was asked to move seats because a male passenger wasn't comfortable sitting next to a woman - and another high five to an Israeli court for agreeing with her that it was wrong. Read the full article from the New York Times here.