I rolled into Austin and checked into my usual Embassy Suites on I35 by 290-always works wellfor me because close to office and easy to get to good dining areas. headed to Half Lrice Books on Lamar to spend some $5coupons for janjary and then to store for some staples for classroom. on to meet friends at Hula Hut, its vlose to thwir hojse, their kids are welcome and happy here and I lkve the chicken guacamole tubular taco-its like crack to me!!! very good and funny service, great with friends kids and though there are better restaurants out there to try we keep.returning for the taco, the service and the kids! on to HEB to pick up some fruit, yogurt, and other healthy stuff then back to hotel to review work and crash. warning, im here for work so other than dinner and a little shopping if im lucky, this wont get too wild! hubs may come down for the long weekend but thats yet to be decided!!