Go Texan Day ahead of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo means Lone Star pride and trail rides (and a haiku).
Brrrrr! It’s hunker down time here in Southeast Texas where harsh Lady Winter (actually “Winter Storm Inga”) has found us and seems to be settling in for a good long visit. We had hail and snow and sub-freezing weather all day today, which is confusing […]
People from the Lone Star State have an almost genetic disinclination to rely on the government for anything. So during Hurricane Harvey, the people saved each other. Source: Texans’ do-it-ourselves rescue effort defines Hurricane Harvey – The Washington Post
Living near the Texas coast, I’ve seen my share of dark and stormy nights, floods and disasters. But I’ve never seen anything like what’s going on in Houston right now after Hurricane Harvey. The eyes of the world are upon us, and still the rain comes.
While her TV station flooded, a reporter stayed on air — and helped deputies rescue a driver – The Washington Post
Washington Post: As water poured into KHOU offices, reporter Brandi Smith and photographer Mario Sandoval stayed in the field despite the risks.
Houston is Looking Pretty Good Here: The Largest of the 12 cities where you can “live like royalty” on $60,000 – and it is great for lots of other reasons
Pack your bags, there are a dozen cities in America where you can live large on a average salary. Houston is the biggest of the pack. AND – it is a city with a terrific resume. Houston is the only city on the list […]
Birds and more birds enjoying the mild winter in Gilchrist, Texas on the Bolivar Peninsula: herons, sandpipers, brown pelicans and seagulls. A great day trip from Houston.
For your Sunday evening listening pleasure, here’s my son’s first album, The Madness Method. All tunes are his original jazz compositions.
Summer stayed with us well into September this year, releasing its stranglehold just this last week and enabling an enjoyable evening of wine and fruit by the pool here at Glover Gardens. The hibiscus and roses are still blooming, but the leaves have begun to […]
Sometimes, you have to splurge. Like when your in-laws insist on taking you to a fancy steak place for your birthday. I mean, who’s going to argue about that? The splurge was steaks and potatoes and rose petals on the table – and wine and […]