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In Austin, the "live music capital of the world," the City's slogan is Keep Austin Weird. While it is great sometimes to celebrate differences, rural Texas, in stark contrast to Austin, chooses to celebrate similarities instead. In small towns like Coupland, nearby Thrall, and Thorndale, the communities' focus tends to be on how people can come together, not on how they can stand out. Additionally, Coupland locals say they prefer to end a long workweek with rest and relaxation, not commotion and clamor; for them a Texas dance hall beats a night club every time.
From prodigy to professional, Texas cheesemaker Susan Rigg found her natural-born calling through the delicate trade of cheesemaking. What was merely a dream just two years ago is now the base of a booming success as her business, River Whey Creamery, continues to thrive and grow beyond expectation.