I messed with Texas!

10/19-10/24 Arlington, Texas

I swear I meant to write these posts immediately after each trip, but 6 cities in 4 weeks can really put a dent into one's free time. Let's kick it off with the beginning of my NACA season this year... TEXAS.

MMMMMM.... AMERICA.

MMMMMM.... AMERICA.

Just like this golden, buttery waffle Texas was delightful.

I worried that as a coastal feminist yahoo I might be turned off by the giant trucks and excessive enthusiasm for Jalapenos; but after a couple trips to Whataburger I was converted. Where else can you find a year round Christmas Store the size of a Walmart?

If I had a nickel for every light up disco ball contraption in this store...

If I had a nickel for every light up disco ball contraption in this store...

...or a Beef Jerky Outlet? Or a gas station that serves BBQ and gorgeous sunsets...

Almost as beautiful as their Brisket.

Almost as beautiful as their Brisket.

There seemed to be a million and a half things to see or do and nowhere near enough time. I even managed to get some work done while I was there...

Hangin' out with my cartoon self.

Hangin' out with my cartoon self.

What I'm saying is, that Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich at Whataburger is calling my name and I need to go back.

Next Stop: Hartford, Connecticut!