Category: Texas

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

A peaceful picture of simple pleasures painted with words and images from a friend in Round Top, Texas.

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

An early morning foray into the empty streets of the city as it prepared for another day of a vibrant festival.

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!

Haiku from Where I Grew Up, the Bolivar Lighthouse, and Please Pray for Mary

Haiku from Where I Grew Up, the Bolivar Lighthouse, and Please Pray for Mary

A friend of mine from high school posted an absolutely – heartbreakingly – beautiful photo of our lighthouse. On the Bolivar Peninsula.

“Jeans and Attitude!” Haiku for Go Texan Day

“Jeans and Attitude!” Haiku for Go Texan Day

Go Texan Day ahead of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo means Lone Star pride and trail rides (and a haiku).

Haiku: Texas Cow Eyes

Haiku: Texas Cow Eyes

A longhorn and a calf pose in a pasture in Round Top, Texas.

A Little Bit of Americana Deep in the Heart of Texas

A Little Bit of Americana Deep in the Heart of Texas

Americana abounds at the 2018 Chili Cookoff in tiny Round Top, Texas (pop. 90).

Happy Halloween from Glover Gardens (and Orphan Annie?)

Happy Halloween from Glover Gardens (and Orphan Annie?)

A Halloween postcard and homemade costume memory.

While her TV station flooded, a reporter stayed on air — and helped deputies rescue a driver – The Washington Post

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.

While Waiting for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s a Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

While Waiting for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s a Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A remembrance from Hurricane Rita and how it became an adventure for two moms and three small boys, shared while Southeast TX awaits Hurricane Harvey.

Zagat Article: 10 Reasons to Drive to Tomball

Zagat Article: 10 Reasons to Drive to Tomball

A new Zagat article highlights the culinary charms of Tomball, Texas.

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

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 […]

More Winter in Southeast Texas: Birds in Gilchrist

More Winter in Southeast Texas: Birds in Gilchrist

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.

Tiny Dinner Party with International Guests

Tiny Dinner Party with International Guests

Steak is on the menu at a tiny dinner party at Glover Gardens with international guests.


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