TownePlace Suites Austin Northwest
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... worlds largest cedar rocker as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records. (Although we saw one on our Route 66 trip that they said was the world's largest, so who knows.) After spending about 20 minutes looking around, we climbed aboard our home on wheels and continued south. Our next stop was in Lampasas for the obligatory daily stop at Walmart for a few items. The rest of the trip was uneventful and ...
... The next day we had lunch with Timmy Eaton who was one of Kirk's best
friend's from St. Paul's and also good friends with many of my friends
who went to Randy Mac. We met Timmy in Austin when he came for
J-school. He had been in Austin ever since except for a short stint in
Corpus Christi and was now working for the Austin American-Statesman
covering politics. Unfortunately during our visit he was super busy
covering the ...
... would look better. She also told me that Clarissa, one of our interns, would be my handler. Everything seemed simple enough; I just to go around to a bunch of guest rooms and deliver baskets the hotel made up, then swing through the restaurant and ballrooms for photo opps during the brunch seatings.
A couple of weeks after that meeting, the seamstress had me try on the suit again with the vest she made out of a banquet table cloth. It looked ...
... asked for a long list of stuff including:
- The hotel we were in (because "it's fancy").
- A helicopter she would park in her driveway.
- A chamber full of gold she would access through a panel in her wall, opened only by a biometric scanner that would read her fingerprint so she could be assured that nobody but her could enter.
I've surmised that one reason I'm not experiencing crabby, screaming kids is because the venue at the hotel ...
... up those extra two feet like I should have, my car would have been crushed, destroyed, game over. Instead, my wheels came away with merely scratch wounds, just a couple of small dents on the trunk at back bumper. How that tree somehow missed my car and landed in the open space I will never know. Maybe it was luck, maybe it was physics, or maybe it was a mormun miracle. Check our Highway2gameday facebook page, and you can see the pictures of ...