> Yes, there are a herd of Texas Rubyists in Austin.
> You can join arctan on yahoogroups or visit AustinOnRails.com.

I get "internal server error" on just about any link I hit for  
austinonrails.org (via google searches).

I did find this working page:
http://austinonrails.org/xml/rss20/comments/feed.xml

Kind of an obscure, secretive group I guess.  ;)

-thomas