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Hands on the Plow

Dear Friends of the Front Porch, This awkward selfie of our former program director, Riley Webb and me, was taken in front of Abe Lincoln’s home in Springfield, Illinois during a road trip we made to Columbus, Ohio, back in June. We had a blast on this trip, enjoying the chance to work on a book for the Front Porch, to find Riley a new home, and to debrief our last four …read more

The Front Porch: At a Fork in the Road

Dear Friends, What a fantastic journey we’ve been on! I’m excited about both where we are and the future of The Front Porch. We’ve built relationships all over Austin and have a platform for connecting that begs to continue in one form or another. I’m utterly grateful for each one of you who have been such an essential part of this adventure. Still, we are at a fork in the road. Since …read more

Unplugged on the Front Porch with The Peterson Brothers (outdoor edition)

#Blues #Funk & #Soul with The Peterson Brothers Band at Unplugged on The Front Porch 12:00pm at All Saints’ Episcopal Church November 4th in Austin, TX. This will be an Unplugged on the Front Porch like no other. We’re teaming up with All Saints’ Episcopal Church to host the Peterson Brothers Band for an early afternoon outside gig, on the church grounds. Suggested donation is $20. Come early for the Bar-B-Q Cook-Off ($10 plates), which is from 11am-2pm, accompanied by Billy Tweedie and his …read more