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No. I didn't get a letter from Hogwarts although that would have been cool. However, I did go to buy my first pair of cowboy boots and another for Shilpa. I walked into Allens Boots and my first reaction was Oh **** ! There were rows after rows with thousands of boots and I had no clue how to find a pair. I asked one of the guys about how to fit a shoe and he explained. And then he said very slowly in a very Texan ...
... For those of you who have never been in a marching band, 8 to 5 means 8 equal sized steps for every 5 yards. When I was in the band at Iowa State, we drilled this over and over again until we could take a 22 1/2" step without looking down at the lines anymore. That is how bands can take a complicated formation and hold it while moving down the field, just like Texas did. I really liked the fact that they moved the majority of the show rather ...
... and 2 slices of thick white bread. I chose the leaner briskets but there are fatty ones. I also got ribs. Unfortunately, I never got to eat the sides. I was filled very quickly with the purest most tender meat without ever having to dip it in a sauce. My jaw got tired from eating at Franklin. The chef/owner came and spoke with us, revealing the recipe...so we thought: "1 part salt, 3 parts spices like black pepper and watch the flames." It's ...
... animal heads, etc etc. we also stopped by the 360 bridge which was cool. That evening we went to a fantastic tex mex restaurant just down the road from the house. At our hosts recommendation we both ordered frozen margaritas, which were incredible although strong! And were also introduced to the phenomenon which is Queso, basically a bowl of melted cheese with jalapeños mixed in, which you eat with nachos. After far too much Queso, burritos and tacos, we waddled ...
It was a noisy afternoon on the capitol grounds; visitors everywhere, traffic heavy on Congress Street, construction happening across 12th. Why is everyone whistling, I wondered. Whistling. Shrill. Almost like a musical instrument badly played; a stick pulled along a wire, tightly strung, then back again. The noise went shrilling up, then sliding down.
A black bird lit on the ground in front of me. More ...
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