Monday, February 15, 2010

i've got a feelin'...

And now an ode to my Heart's Day Weekend in the good ole ATX.

Roses are red, violets are blue,
I needed some fousin time, we were definitely due.

So I headed to Austin, down I-35,
It was a wee bit icy. It made for quite the drive.

We toasted the start of the weekend with a spot of red wine,
we talked for hours on end, twas quite divine.

The next day called for a bit of light shopping,
and coffee at Mozart's. It was definitely hopping.

Then out to Malaga for tapas and more wine,
on flatbread, mahi-mahi and chicken we deliciously did dine.

The following day began with church and a stroll,
with the sun shining bright, there was no nead to cajole.

After some iced coffee and browsing, we made our way
to a Valentine's brunch at South Congress Cafe.

On the delectable menu for the day were items both savory and sweet,
we feasted on carrot cake french toast, an omelette and mango-infused mimosas that couldn't be beat.

We concluded our celebrations with an afternoon show,
as for the film Valentine's Day, it's most certainly a no-go.

Nevertheless, the weekend was just what the doctor ordered and more.
A weekend in Austin with one of my dearest fousins is never a bore.

Thank you China for such a fun weekend! And thank you even more for your wisdom, counsel and friendship. Your presence in my life is a blessing!

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