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Austin, Texas

austin.jpg Abe and I spent one week in Austin, Texas for our anniversary.  Here's my recap, in no particular order.

We rented this cute cottage for a week in SoCo, a super cool neighborhood in South Austin.

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Here are some of the sights from the neighborhood.

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Within walking distance from our house their were not one, but two cupcake shops.

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Sugar Mamas, which was my favorite...

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..and Hey Cupcake.  Here is a cupcake Abe ordered, with a shot of whip cream injected into it upon request.

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Torchy's Tacos had the best Baja Shrimp Tacos, we went here three times.

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The Broken Spoke = famous.

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We drove out of town to go to The Salt Lick, super amazing bbq.

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For our actual anniversary we went to Artz Rib House, for some more super amazing bbq.

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We went to The Austin Zoo, which I have to say is the best Zoo I have ever been to. It's a non-profit that houses rescued animals.  Definitely check it out if you are in the area - it's only $8 to get in.

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There were peacocks and chickens just cruising around everywhere.

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Abe sketches a pig.

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Abe talked to Freddy the gray parrot - he said hello and meowed.

We have arrived home to a blizzard here in Maine.  High of 72 today in Austin...