Sands Motel of Austin
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... the KKK in all of this? Am I wrong in thinking it was pretty huge, even if again dark? Did it not affect Texas at all?! These were two burning (excuse the inexplicable choice of wording) questions I had upon leaving the museum. It seems I can't go anywhere without complaining that the evil side of a region's history isn't being addressed or explored in adequate depth.
After some quiet reflection whilst hanging out with some turtles in the ...
We get a free breakfast at this hotel in Austin but the cut off time is 9.30am, we had the alarm set at 9am but both fell back to sleep and didn't end up waking until 11.15am. Those late nights and not sleeping well in Hollywood had caught up with us and we just couldn't wake up. Once we did get up, having missed the free breakfast at the hotel, we went to the IHOP which is just across the car park from our hotel. IHOP stands for international house ...
I am a little bent out of shape that I have already written this entry
and lost it on the family MAC. It is amazing in today's world that I
can actually still lose documents. I am special and so is Austin. Part
of our hearts and souls will always be in Austin. It is where Kara and
I got to know each other, where we started our marriage and where we
had our first kid. All of those things can happen everywhere but it is
nice when ...
We woke up this morning at nine. Our host Byron was about to leave to work when we all had some breakfast and showered. Mactar wanted to play some basketball for so long and now that we are 4 people we could finally play some ball. We drove to a little court about 3 blocks away and played for like 2 hours. We played with some kids from this neighborhood. After that went back to our hosts apartment again a went swimming I ...
... or green." I replied, "The same reason your hair is blond." And then I sounded too much like Lady Gaga by throwing in, "He was born that way."
Another girl asked why people never see Mrs. Claus. "She stays up at the North Pole keeping an eye on the elves and my workshop," I explained. "And she's baking cookies." Why am I hung up on this Mrs. Claus baking cookies thing? But it's become my go-to line about Mrs. C.
TripAdvisor Reviews Sands Motel of Austin
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- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!