second favorite"Throw Me A Rope,""Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby."
After that, Rachael and I headed to UT for an Austin City Limits taping
of The Swell Season. I've been watching that show for years, but I
never thought I'd be lucky enough to go to the studio. It's smaller
than I expected, and the city skyline looks faker than I expected. Glen
Hansard and Marketa Irglova's set was of course stunning, and for the
first time of the weekend, I felt like a real tourist--I bought my
boyfriend a T-shirt
and my friend's baby a onesie.
We went back to the hotel and put clay goop on our faces to detox from
the dust. Then we turned in early for a full day of travel and outlet
I did some serious baggage-expanding damage at Banana Republic. But as
they say, everything's bigger in Texas, and my carry-on load was no