My sole post on Vox.com – October 3, 2006

There's something to be said for getting out of bed at a normal hour. Austin feels like it's mid-yawn during my morning commute. I love seeing college kids (o, lament the days!) trudge along campus with tousled hair and sleepy eyes. Young girls in cars have a look about them that I know too well -- puffy eyes and faded lips that indicate exhaustion and recklessness. Austin's fall season usually consists of roughly 30 days