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Sad goodbye to Jess and we caught the bus to Cancun International Airport $140 pasos. Or flight was only 2 1/2 hrs to Austin which then we caught a taxi to Jess's friend Kim's house who didn't live far out. Steph, Matt, Larns and I went for dinner at a delicious vegan place with the best veggie burgers I've ever had. There was a free concert in the park not far from Kim's which brought ...
... keys to the people
who will be staying at the house. Making sure that some good books and music are
available to us while we’re gone.
Things that can wait: Going to an attorney to rewrite our
will and health care directives. Checking to see whether the crackers in the
pantry have gone rancid. Reading the book that someone loaned me a few months
ago. Getting ...
Start - 6:30am
End - 11:30pm
2 more big sleeps before The Gourds.
I got email saying Hog Heaven, a food trailer will be serving sliders, tacos, wraps and various eats before the show, at intermission and after the concert $3 - $5 . Sounds like a party to me.
Well didn't sleep in and was drinking motels coffee (passable) at 6:30. Had some cereal while watching Fox TV. I've not been so lucky to watch this **** before. At the ...
... in a park with a cooler of beer and other more questionable beverages (something called a lime-ber-rita?). The concert was great and full of both locals and tourists. After the concert was over me and 2 lovely Northern Irish girls unsuccessfully attempted to get a taxi so decided to get a 'pedicab' back. This is where we meet Ben, the hero of a man the cycled the 3 of us and our massive cooler (still over half full) uphill in 30 degree heat. On one particularly steep hill ...
... interesting. It's a few blocks of old homes which have been converted into comfortable pub-like "craft bars", with great drinks and a really nice storybook old south atmosphere. This was also where I found my first "real" band, a crooning country western trio, which, while not quite my mood, definitely had some talent. From there, it was over to "dirty sixth", which is a few blocks under the ...