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Left Austin about 10am with a nice send-off from the family. Drove north up I-35 until Waco, then turned northeast. Stopped at Collins Street Bakery in Waco and got a really delicious sandwich, plus a blueberry angel food cake, and some coffee. Jumped rope for a few minutes, then continued on highway 31 (much prettier than 35). Went through Corsicana, Athens, Sulphur Springs. Short break in ...
... slooooooowly slid backward on the hitch. It stopped a couple inches before it dropped off the hitch and onto the bed. Catastrophe averted. Pride and self-confidence significantly reduced. That was one of the worst feelings I've experienced.
Went out to get buzz cuts for me and Dean. He looks completely different! Had enormous burgers and way too many fries at Mt. Pleasant Burgers and Fries.
... its illegal to walk your cow down the street after 1pm on a Sunday, no flirting in public and heaps of funny rules like that. Then we had our lunch stop and I had a burger from whataburger, it was ok,bit I didn't think it compared to 5 guys. We're on our way to Dallas, we had a stop over on the side of the road where we met Jacks mum, she came and gave us cookies and cake she made from scratch, it was so sweet, made me really home ...
... was told gave me a very good understanding of Texans and their attitudes...especially in East Texas! Yesterday, we got up, had breakfast, and then I had the opportunity to drive the pick-up! Compared to my tiny Ford KA in the UK, it was a beast! We drove to a local chocolate factory to sample some of the local candy, and then went and drove around the community college to see what it was like in comparison to a UK university. After that we went and got Mexican ...
After a week of road trip and sleep deprivation, yesterday I touched down in Dallas, TX, for a stay with my relatives, Chris and Gladys. They picked me up from the airport and we made our way back to theirs (after a quick stop at Walmart for a few bits and bobs I'd lost or run out of since Maine). They are making me feel very at home here in ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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