Motel 6 Austin Central - South/Univ of Texas
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I felt a natural affinity to Austin when I heard it's catch-phrase: Keeping it Weird. Back in grade 5, we had a weekly class exercise where we each had to write down qualities we liked about each person in turn. I remember encouraging weirdness as a quality of mine when it was my turn - average is something I've always shunned.
While I went for work to attend a workshop on the digital curation of scientific physical samples, ...
... around here anymore, or the good music either. It's all white boy blues. Stuff that SXSW wouldn't touch with a pole."
If there's anything that symbolises Austin envy, it's SXSW. The festival, which ran for the 28th time this past March, had managed to remain cool while becoming commercial (eat your heart out Byron Bay Blues Fest). What started out as a scruffy festival attended largely by college punks and die-hard music fans has grown to having a reputation ...
... to the Jackalope for their Wednesday BOGO free burger night only to discover that the menu changes once SXSW rolls around so even though it was the week before they had already rolled out the special menu and BOGO burgers were not included. The burger we got was still delicious, I thought it definitely deserved its Best of Austin awards, perfectly seasoned and cooked to a medium well with homemade dressing and flavorful veggies. After dinner we returned to ...
... grace in the midst of the struggle to survive.
The ride down across Eastern Texas to Austin is fun. I had done it a year ago. Once you come free of the southern pine forests in the East, it becomes rolling cattle and crop country -- and looks a lot like Uruguay. The feel was the same -- the watering ponds, the livestock markets, the rolling fields and rounded bales. I started to check off the differences: oaks and sycamores ...
... trip. Sam was so
excited. Sasha is a great kid and Carrie had become a dear friend and
she is also hilarious. The weather in May in Austin is fantastic and
this trip was no exception. The kids experienced Barton Springs and ate
at Guero's and Amy's Ice Cream (several times). The night I got there
Sam was so excited to tell me about the Godin visit and and all the
things they had done she vomited in the airport garage. This was quite ...