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Howdy! Un viaje de nueve meses

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Thanksgiving and the Alamo, contd.

December 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The day after Thanksgiving, Russel and I headed out to San Antonio, Texas, home of the Alamo. What a wonderful city with such atmosphere! But I must admit, that wasn’t my first impression. As we followed the directions to central San Antonio, we got more and more nervous. The buildings were continually getting more worn […]

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Thanksgiving in Aggieland and a visit to the Alamo

December 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

For the first time in 22 years, I spent a major family holiday away from my family. I thought that it was going to be slightly traumatic; I mean, I know that I’m supposed to be an adult, but there is something about just heading home for the holidays. When we first moved to College […]

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Intercollegiate Quidditch Update!

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I finally did it! I made it to a Quidditch practice. It was a chilly Sunday afternoon, and what caught my attention as we were headed back from our EMT duties at the Aggie Volleyball game was the three rings, set up on Simpson Drill Field, for regular purposes, the intramural rec sports field. In […]

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The Farewell Tour… in College Station

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For those who are outside or unaware of the dance world, there is approximately a 3% chance that you haven’t heard of the phenom group called Riverdance. They have been around for nearly 15 years, with 2009/2010 marking their last season touring as a group. With tour stops including New York, Paris, London, Los Angeles […]

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Austin, TX

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The State Capital of Texas, in Austin, is beautiful. It’s filled with lots of history and a rich sense of… redecorating. Although it’s been redone several times, monuments moved, disappeared, and changed, the history remains solid. The grounds are surrounded by an iron picket fence, each topped with a gold star. It is a replica […]

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The Best things About Texas!

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

#1:  In Texas, even on November 10th, I am still wearing shorts and my shades to class. #2:  We have a Quidditch Team. Yes, a real Quidditch team. They play Muggle Quidditch. Check this out. It makes me happy. More to come after I go to the practice on Sunday! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr_h5-I_yks

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The Scariest Night in Aggieland

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Aggieland, if things are done, they are done big. I mean, we all know how Texans feel; but now with Aggies take it to the next level. The night of October 31st then, for example, is outrageous. Now pair that with Daylight Savings, and you have a 25 hour celebration! Russel and I were […]

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Updated… BTHO Texas Tech!

November 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

After a HUGE victory against Texas Tech, the Aggies went on to beat Iowa State the day of Halloween. It was a great game to watch… I mean, of course I love my Beavers, but there’s nothing better than a crisp fall afternoon and GREAT football! More to come on these past few weeks… my […]

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The State Fair of Texas

October 18th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

What a better way to experience the true lifestyle and heartbeat of a state, than to attend it’s state fair… I mean, how much more southern can you get than turkey legs and corn on a stick, fried peaches and cream, fried cheesecake, fried bread, fried butter… yes, fried butter… fried onions, fried jalapenos, fried […]

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BTHO Oklahoma State University!

October 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The beginning of monsoon season, which began Friday with a DOWNPOUR of rain, from 7 am until close to 5 pm. Really, the only difference between Corvallis and College Station is the fact that here, people wear shorts and rainboots, and the temperatures remain right around 80 degrees during all of that precipitation. I, the […]

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