old time square dance

Central Texas

Pros:
-best food in the country. full stop
-big ol cowboy boots
-the option to go square dancing at any time of day
-old vaqueros with giant belt buckles
-need a donkey? i can find you a donkey
-yee haw is an acceptable phrase in any context
-my high school shared a fence with a horse ranch
-Austin
-concerts are a dime a dozen
-glamorous old ladies with big hair and turquoise everything

Cons:
-the heat is murdering me and everyone I love
-the trees will come on you and turn the air to poison
-children chew tobacco
-everyone has a gun and no one is worried
-confederate flags waving from trucks
-dont go to church? expect frowns and patronizing prayers from everyone in town
-racists
-Everywhere is bad except Austin

“GOING ON A HAY-RIDE” by Adine Cathey

WE MIGHT EVEN HAVE A HOE-DOWN IN THE BARN
WE’LL GATHER ABOUT DUST - GET AN EARLY START,
MAYBE SOME NEIGHBORS WILL PLAY SOME OLD TIME MUSIC
WE’LL SING AND SQUARE DANCE AND DO OUR PART !

SO IF YOU’RE FREE ON SATURDAY NIGHT
AND YOU DON’T HAVE NOTHING ELSE TO DO,
COME JOIN IN ALL THE FUN
COUNTRY FOLKS WILL ALWAYS WELCOME YOU. 

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Autumn

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