Made it to the Big D

I look so small compared to this monstrous sign!

I arrived in Dallas Sunday night at around 10 p.m. I’ll write more about my travels/first day in the city after I do some exploring tomorrow.

Published by Mallary Tenore Tarpley

Mallary is a mom of two young kiddos -- Madelyn and Tucker. Mallary absolutely loves being a mom and often writes about the need to find harmony when juggling motherhood and work. Mallary is the Assistant Director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, where she manages the Center's various programs related to distance learning, freedom of expression, and digital journalism. Previously, she was Executive Director of Images & Voices of Hope and Managing Editor of The Poynter Institute’s media news site, Mallary grew up outside of Boston and graduated from Providence College in Rhode Island. In 2015, she received a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University. She now lives in beautiful Austin, Texas, with her kids, husband Troy and cat Clara. She's working on a memoir, slowly but surely. You can reach her at

3 thoughts on “Made it to the Big D

  1. Mal – Its always bigger in Texas! You are probably going to look small compared to a lot of other things in Dallas! Gramz told me about your blog and read it to me while I was driving home from camping on the Saco River (Maine) yesterday! Good Luck! Love You!

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