Orangewood Inn And Suites Austin North
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... is quite cute in Johnson City, TX, not far from the ranch. It has several out buildings on the property and if you were willing to take a 1/2 mile walk you would have seen the original buildings that LBJ's grandparents lived in when they first came to Texas. Johnson's father was a Congressman for 12 years and his mother was one of the only college-educated woman in the area. She was very keen on education, and it rubbed off on all ...
I'm at home. Finishing packing going over my poly chronic flyby the seat of my planning itinerary. Messagaing Taki, who is in HK, dunno what time it is there. I should ask her. Doogies are stirring in and out of sleep. Already have that feeling that I'm going to forget ...
... mozied over to TGI Friday's. Decided on an early afternoon libation. A little email checking (hey, everybody, remember....I am already missing everyone, so email me!). And, thought I'd start this little blog. Still have 3 hours until I leave here, but now I'm sitting in the Delta Sky Club. Boring! But, comfy chairs.
Plan on some serious sleeping on that plane. Hope it happens.
... 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?"
... or different. The kids didn't want conversation. These weren't teachable moments. So I just sat there and played the role. Easy-peasy.
Another thing I learned was that I was there as much for the parents as the kids. The hopes and joys that moms and dads pin on their children meeting Santa are great, indeed. And for grown-ups without kids, they wanted to turn back the clock and feel young again, so I treated them no differently than the kids. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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