Thursday, August 2, 2007

Central Texas - Heaven or Hell?

Five reasons why Central Texas is heaven on earth:

1. my favorite barbecue establishment
2. my favorite place for queso and CHEAP margaritas
3. my favorite place for a nice view and EXPENSIVE margaritas
4. the birthplace of modern-day roller derby
5. my favorite place to just BE in the whole wide world

None of these places will be visited on my trip to Central Texas this weekend; therefore, I might as well be in hell! I will be staying in a farmhouse built in the 1930's or 40's (I can't remember, but I know it was a long, stinky-ass time ago). I will have to share a bathroom with my in-laws. I will be surrounded by country folk that didn't understand why I kept playing tackle football after I broke myself, so they most certainly can't understand why I keep "rollerblading" after breaking myself again. I will be forced to eat vegetables with the yummy bonus flavor of bacon, if there is any room for vegetables at all. I will miss two derby practices. I can't wait to get back home to start on all the things I should have been doing this weekend to prepare for The Kitten's 4th birthday next week.

The mind is its own place, and in itself
Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
~ John Milton


  1. that's kind of how i feel when i visit my parents in new york. new york is awesome, and i love it, but my parents actually live on long island, which is my own personal hell.

    good luck!

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