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... you know, you don't pick the boot, the boot picks you". Yeah, I have heard that before... in a MOVIE ! That wasn't very helpful. And I don't speak Boot.
After about 1 hour or so, I found a pair each for both Shilpa and I. At the checkout counter, I did tell the guy how cheesy that line sounded although it did have some truth.
The boots are on their way to Kirkland now. Let's see if they pick Shilpa.
... because they had received multiple calls. Then the light turned green and I had to move. About 30 second later, I saw three cop cars in the rear view mirror and imagined this vagrant at gun point trying to explain his way out of the mess he had gotten himself into.
Then something else struck me. Kathy was more nervous getting her phone out in time to take a picture of five mangy cats than she was to report a knife-wielding hobo.
... arrival. I took the time to read about Austin in a guidebook and found an interesting restaurant called Lambert's Downtown Barbecue on West 2nd Street in the Schneider Brothers Building. Do NOT eat here! The place is overpriced for a small serving of meat with bad service; plus, they didn't have Dr. Pepper cake or fried blackberry pie as advertised. However, I must admit that the coffee-rubbed brisket had an interesting taste...you could get ...
... up the wall) due to my balcony being home to all the local bugs AND a spider that could jump, I decided to go out to the front of the hotel for a smoke...HUGE mistake. There was a guy there hosing down the entrance who must have found it strange seeing me in my slippers chucking my freshly lit smoke on the floor and run, screaming back into the lobby because of all the roaches running about the ground!
Oh well...New Orleans here I come!
... Ball, has topped the charts at #1, his 10th #1 album in the US, tying him with Elvis for third most #1 albums in US chart history.
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