To get to New Orleans from Austin, you can fly Southwest, with a layover in Houston Hobby. They've redone that terminal and it's pretty nice now.
They've got a walk-up restaurant window where you can get a beer or a Bloody Mary. You can then walk around the terminal with it.
I suppose that's either practice for New Orleans or transition from New Orleans back to the real world, where walking around with drinks is, shall we say, frowned upon.
I love Bloody Marys.
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So, we decided to drive. With two children under the age of five. It's cheaper.
However, here's a little something I've realized: The cheap option isn't always the best option if your sanity is on the line.
I can't tell you how long it took us to get there. Durel says we were in the car for 13 hours. At some point, I entered a fuzzy netherworld where I climbed into the back seat of a moving vehicle to feed my baby a bottle and a pouch of baby food.
Suffice it to say, next time, we are flying. Did I mention that I love Bloody Marys?
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It wasn't all bad, though. Far from it. Check this out!
Hope your day is full of yeah yeahs.