Monthly Archives: July 2009

New Orleans, Part I

Stopping in New Orleans was a great idea. We had some of our best meals there. But despite everything we’d heard, it was still surprising to see the city’s lack of recovery from Katrina. It kind of felt like a … Continue reading

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Avalon Diner, Houston TX

Originally, our plan was to have breakfast in Houston, but it didn’t work out that way. Breakfast became lunch, and this was to prove a theme of the trip. Of course, the nice thing about driving is that when plans … Continue reading

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First Stop: L&S Taqueria, Luling TX

Barely an hour outside of Austin, in Luling, we spotted a place called L&S Taqueria. We liked the looks of their hand-painted sign and their “refuse service to anyone” attitude. Turns out those handcrafted signs were harbinger of very good … Continue reading

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2,366 Miles of Love

2,366 miles later, we were back in Austin. A few months back, when Eliza told me that she wanted to drive to her ten-year high school reunion in Statesboro, GA, I thought she was kidding. Sadly, she wasn’t. And after four … Continue reading

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