This past weekend B and I went to Austin.
We love Austin. We love the people there, we love the city. Austin is where we met. While Houston is where we fell in LOVE - Austin is where it all began so many years ago.
I was in my second year of college when B and I first met. We have no idea WHERE we first met. We suspect it was at one of his fraternity parties. From meeting we became great friends. We would meet up for coffee and have long talks. Then once I was of the 21 age - we would go to our corner bar.
This weekend we hit up our old places. We even tucked into our old corner bar where many a nights we spent talking. We were the oldest in that place by about 8 years, but while part of it had changed - it remained and felt a little like the old days. (Except this time I am the only girl in the bar wearing an engagement ring and we were the only ones that were not 5 drinks in.) I love that bar. I love the emotions I get from that place. So many of my fun times in college were in that bar. So many stories, many friends and life. It was the "Cheers" of that era of my life. Of B's life as well.
I love that our life together is preceeded by 6 years of friendship and stories of our friendship.
It was fun to go out, act like we were 21 without a care in the world (also to find out we are not 21 anymore and we cannot drink like we used to, even though we tried!) and see old friends.
I love Austin.
As I wrote the other day:
There is no other place that makes me as happy as I am when I am in Austin. So many amazing memories- I made some of the best friendships here and met my future husband here. This is the best city!
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