Tag: Southeast Texas

The Story of Chicken

The Story of Chicken

Family-memory stories gain a patina with age and become the stuff of legend. The Story of Chicken is one of those stories.

Hunkering Down in the Cold and Watching the Birds

Hunkering Down in the Cold and Watching the Birds

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 […]

Happy Halloween from Glover Gardens (and Orphan Annie?)

Happy Halloween from Glover Gardens (and Orphan Annie?)

A Halloween postcard and homemade costume memory.

Mother Nature Does Her Stuff

Mother Nature Does Her Stuff

Mother Nature waters the plants when we’ve been gone awhile; nice that she knows what to do!

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.

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.

Simple Pleasures: Fruit by the Pool

Simple Pleasures: Fruit by the Pool

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 […]


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