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Portland, OR, 97209
United States

Portland based amateur photographer and biker racer. Sharing pictures and musings as I dabble in photography and try to race my bike.

Keep Austin Weird


Working stiff, Belgian beer lover, coffee snob, novice photographer and weekend racer.

Keep Austin Weird

Wade Hewitt

Last weekend, visiting family, I got to spend four hours Austin.  I've been to Texas before but I've never just hung out in Austin.  Despite the t-shirts with "Keep Austin Weird" on them, Austin is a bastion of normal in an otherwise crazy state.  I love the fact that you can have a serious conversation about the merits of different styles of coffee like macchiatos vs cortados, siphon vs pour-overs while eating a Texas Benedict, which is an amped up Eggs Benedict with pork shoulder on cheddar biscuits at Frank - YUM!

In all the states I've traveled to and all the states I've lived in, I don't think I've ever visited a Capitol building before.  The Capitol building in Austin is a great way to kill some time.  It's in great shape and they have worked hard to keep as much original hardware like desks and door hinges a possible.  You can really imagine the way it used to look.

Remember, no matter where you are there are cool things to see and do.  Just walk around and take a look.  You can see the rest of the images in the Austin Gallery.