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Is Houston the coolest city in Texas?

As an adult I’ve always grappled with how to answer the simple question: “Where are you from?” As a freshman at the University of Texas at Austin, it felt wrong to say that I’m from Houston. I had grown up there, but I had also just spent three of my formative high school years in Rio de Janeiro and was reluctantly relocated back to the Houston … Continue reading Is Houston the coolest city in Texas?

Girls ‘went’ wild west: photos & recap

Our travels on the road have long since been over, and for the past week and a half it’s been back to the reality of answering emails and playing catch-up. Now that I’m finally sitting down to write this blog post, I’m not even sure what’s left to say (I’d rather show you with all the great photos I got!). I honestly can’t believe everything … Continue reading Girls ‘went’ wild west: photos & recap


Hi y’all. My name is Alex Vickery. I’m guessing you already knew that if you’re here and can read big bold letters. If you want to know more about me, take a peak at my “About” page. I’m going to be using this blog as a professional portfolio of sorts, and also as a chronicle of my various adventures. I’ll post articles here that I … Continue reading HI WORLD