Once in the air, they learned they were headed to Albuquerque, despite an order from the ground to return to Austin.
President Obama weighed in by tweeting, “Something special is happening in Austin tonight.”
Watch Gerald Posner discuss his new book, Miami Babylon, at the Texas Book Fair in Austin, Texas.
At the time, I had recently transferred to Philadelphia from Austin, Texas, while working as a software consultant for IBM.
There are 31 Kickstarter films currently showing at SXSW in Austin.
The operation was extremely rare and interesting, and Austin's skill was superb.
"Austin knows about everything, my dear," replied the old lady decisively.
Nevertheless Sir Austin had only to be successful, and this lady's allegiance was his for ever.
I'm fond of Austin, God knows--but all my life he has been put in front of me.
You always were a dreamer, Austin, and you're getting worse than ever.
Mexican province, briefly an independent nation and now a U.S. state, from Spanish Texas, Tejas, earlier pronounced "ta-shas," originally an ethnic name, from Caddo (eastern Texas Indian tribe) taysha "friends, allies," written by the Spanish as a plural. Baseball Texas-leaguer is recorded from 1905.
c.1400 in reference to members of the religious order named for St. Augustine the Great (354-430), bishop of Hippo.
Capital of Texas.
Note: Location of the University of Texas.
An important teacher in the Christian church, who lived in the fourth and fifth centuries. After a dramatic conversion to Christianity, Augustine became a bishop. He is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. His works include The City of God and his autobiography, Confessions.
State in the southwestern United States bordered by Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas and Louisiana to the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico to the south, and New Mexico to the west. Its capital is Austin, and its largest city is Houston.
Note: One of the border states with Mexico; Mexican aliens often cross the border into Texas.
Note: One of the Confederate states during the Civil War.
Note: Long the largest state, it became second largest with the admission of Alaska as the forty-ninth state in 1959.