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Shelley Seale


Shelley Seale is an Austin-based freelance journalist who writes about lifestyle, travel, health, education, business and nonprofit issues. She has written for National Geographic, USA Today, Andrew Harper Traveler magazine, Yahoo, CNN, the Austin Business Journal, Austin Woman and many others. Besides writing, she's into vagabonding the world, yoga, indie movies, farmers markets and a nice glass of wine. She has been zip lining in Thailand, volcano climbing in Chile, and was once robbed by a monkey in India. Her favorite quote is by Helen Keller: "Life is a daring adventure, or nothing at all."

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Alzheimer's Interpreted

An Austin artist channels her mother's life with — and death from — Alzheimer's disease

By Shelley Seale

As Lou Ann Bardash traveled between Austin and Illinois to care for her mother Doris, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she developed an overwhelming desire to understand what ...

SFC Grows Healthy Austin

Food is … growing, sharing and preparing

By Shelley Seale

Grow. Share. Prepare. That's what Sustainable Food Center of Austin is all about that — cultivating a healthy community in Austin by strengthening the local food system and improving access ...

Glam on Glam

Glamorous rock & roll lawn party at Travis Heights mansion kicks off Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre season

By Shelley Seale

Dance, music, theater and arts aficionados came together Sunday afternoon for a British-inspired lawn party to support Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre. The Ziggy Do party was held at The Academy ...

Veterans and Horses Bond to Heal

Travaasa Austin's Joyful Horse Project benefit showcases veteran-equine bond

By Shelley Seale

Iraqi war veteran Alan Babin was severely injured during a rescue mission while serving in Iraq. He came back home to face not only more than 70 surgeries, including four ...

Sustainable Food Finds Austin Home

Sustainable Food Center finds its roots in new East Austin home

By Shelley Seale

Grow, Share, Prepare. It's the motto of Austin's Sustainable Food Center, and the nonprofit organization that teaches adults and children how to feed themselves with nutritious food finally ...

Opera Love, Italian Style

ALO conductor Richard Buckley makes opera part of Austin's DNA

By Shelley Seale

Richard Buckley has a special affinity for Italian opera. Although the artistic director and principal conductor of Austin Lyric Opera is an equal-opportunity opera lover, he admits that the Italian ...

Austin Dance Community Shows 'Heart'

Austin choreographer Andrea Ariel takes dance to Heart

By Shelley Seale

In a constantly changing city, Andrea Ariel is determined to change the way dance is perceived in Austin. Through her company, the Ariel Dance Theatre, Ariel uses new ideas and ...

Love Finds Les Mis

Dream duo teams up for ZACH's Les Miserables

By Shelley Seale

Les Miserables, the musical based on the classic Victor Hugo novel, is the world's longest-running musical and one of the most popular of all time. Produced in 42 countries ...

Hip Clothes for Kids

3 Austin designers create cool threads kids actually want to wear

By Shelley Seale

Walk into the children's department of just about any store, and you'll find the same old gender-stereotyped colors and designs that have been around for decades. But three ...

Everything's Cooler in Marfa

The coolest small town in Texas lures big names to Trans-Pecos Festival of Music & Love

By Shelley Seale

Marfa could have been like any of the hundreds of tiny Texas towns that no one has ever heard of, relegated to dying a slow death while young people fled ...

Leaders Need Apply

Aspiring leaders hone their skills at Leadership Austin Emerge program

By Shelley Seale

When Austin corporate communications professional Alex Masters wanted to build a professional network outside of her day-to-day work circle, she applied for the Leadership Austin Emerge program. There she connected ...

Food Lit

Austin Breakfast Tacos: Book release on the most important meal of the day

By Shelley Seale

According to Jarod Neece and Mando Rayo, one good breakfast taco can change your whole outlook on life. And they should know; they're the guys behind Austin Breakfast Tacos ...

Music Cities

Nashville vs. Austin: Musicians divide their time between Tennessee and Texas

By Shelley Seale

Where Austin is known as the "Live Music Capital of the World" (an admittedly grandiose title), Nashville is known simply as "Music City." But the two cities have much in ...

Dignity for All

Celebrate the Women of the Year with YWCA Austin: Eliminating racism, empowering women

By Shelley Seale

Honoring the achievements of women is critical to the mission of the YWCA, which will host its Women of the Year awards on June 28 to celebrate the brilliant, passionate ...

Coco Chanel & Co.

Austin photographer Jaime Moore fights female stereotypes by posing daughter as influential women

By Shelley Seale

When Austin photographer Jaime Moore set out to commemorate her daughter's 5th birthday, she had no idea of the effect it would have on daughters and mothers (and yes ...

Culture of Giving

CASA helps families stay together during National Foster Care Month

By Shelley Seale

May is National Foster Care Month, following on the heels of April's National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In this country, during any given month there are more than 380 ...

Broadway Babies

New TOP Concerts series gets up close and personal at ZACH Theatre

By Shelley Seale

The ever-innovative ZACH Theatre has announced a new addition: TOP Concerts, which have been added for the 2013-2014 season.TOP Concerts brings a new and exciting musical series featuring top ...

Tickling the Ivories

Austin's first piano festival in full swing, featuring stars and aspiring musicians

By Shelley Seale

Founded in 2012, the Austin Piano Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the highest quality classical artists from around the world to Central Texas audiences. Director Matt McLaughlin ...

The Hills Are Alive

Real life Sound of Music: Third-generation von Trapp singers call Austin home

By Shelley Seale

"Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens." Chances are, most of you are familiar with those words. They are "My Favorite Things," as ...

Farm to Plate

Sustainable Food Center honors the Meredith Family with first ever Changemakers Award

By Shelley Seale

On May 9, the Sustainable Food Center will present its first-ever Sustainable Food Changemakers Award — a new tradition honoring an individual or group of individuals who have contributed to SFC ...

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