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Weekend in Fredericksburg

Kandis and I had a very nice weekend in Fredericksburg. We left Austin Friday evening and arrived in town at about 8pm. We checked into the Peach Tree Inn and had dinner at Mamacita's on Main Street. I forgot how good their food is. Afterward, we didn't have much energy for anything else, so headed back to the motel for some TV and sleep.

The next morning we got up around 7:30am (very early for us) and headed out to Andy's Diner for some good old fashioned eggs and bacon. From there, after a quick stop back at the motel, it was off to the Bell Mountain Vineyards about fifteen miles north of town. We sampled several types of wine, went on a small tour of the facility, and left with four bottles of wine: two reds for me, and two whites for Kandis. The property was actually quite beautiful, even though nothing was blooming yet.

We headed back to town, grabbed some lunch at a nice little place on Main Street (the name escapes me at the moment), and then went back to the motel for a nap. We laid around for a bit and watched some TV, and then headed to dinner at the Cotton Gin. We both had our first taste of escargot, followed by a Shrimp Scampi dinner for me, and Rainbow Trout for Kandis. The portions were good, so we left feeling pretty full. After that, it was back to the motel room for a quick change of clothes, and then we were off to Main Street. We headed to a brewery where I had a small pizza and sampled one of their beers. We were too full to enjoy the beer, so after about an hour we went back to the motel room and watched SNL. We passed out fairly quickly, and apparently, I missed out on Natalie Portman doing a rendition of the notorious "Aristocrats" joke.

Sunday morning, we headed out of town, but not before making a quick stop in Luckenbach to walk around and see the sights (or sight). We arrived back in Austin around 1pm, and Kandis finished painting the upstairs room, while I laid the thresholds down in our bedroom.

It was a busy and productive weekend for us. Hey Honey, let's go again next weekend!


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