Oakwood At Austin
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... kind of haven in Nashville and are in town for an event...amazing! I just love that I'm walking down the street in Texas and this happens. It isn't called The Music Capitol of the World for nothing. That evening I just grabbed some dinner with the 3 Swedish people I'm sharing with and then we play pool. Embarrassing I should be better as they've only played around 5 times each...I'm not. The game last ages!!! Fun ...
... I believe the name of the place was Taco Bell (pronounced Ti-A-Co). It was not long after we had arrived at Wal-Mart that I had already made a new friend. Daniel was a native Austinite who did a lot of camping over the years and was curious about our Scamp. After giving him the usual schpiel the conversation quickly moved on to bigger and better things.
***Kaitlyn just realized I was beginning to write about Daniel and told me to keep it shorter ...
We arrived into Austin on the Amtrax train and were greeted by our second Couchsurfing host - We hadn't arranged to meet him there and his introduction was slightly odd - in that he started talking away to us as a stranger and after a few minutes he then told us who he was - this may have got us off on the wrong foot.
It was late in the evening and we decided to go for a beer - not before someone tried to rope us into buying them cocktails in the most expensive bar ...
... and Jeff. On Thursday
we checked out Luke's Locker and then I spent the afternoon catching up
with Todd Bartee, I had met Todd at Dell and we became fast friends.
Todd is now the CEO of Aquesana and has always been good for work and
life advice. He is simply a great guy. Todd, Christian Foster, John
McGrath and I meet every summer in New York for a boys baseball weekend.
I really enjoy my time with these guys and Christian and ...
... stem," and demonstrated by sticking a fist into his hand.
I nodded sincerely, then asked, "Does she have to wear a Darth Vader mask now or anything?"
He got it. He chuckled and said, "No, she looks just like she did before except for an incision in her hip."
"That's too bad. I was hoping for extra powers or something." I paused then asked, "How long until she'll be able to transform into a car or small truck?"