An early morning foray into the empty streets of the city as it prepared for another day of a vibrant festival.
Headed out to the Round Top Chili Cookoff with friends today, I’m inspired to reblog this post from last year. It’s a tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and […]
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
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.
Steak is on the menu at a tiny dinner party at Glover Gardens with international guests.
A tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and a chance meeting with the governor.
Galveston Island: waters’ edge serenity, lovely autumn beach. Photo credits to my son, who took this photo on his 19th birthday, November 23, 2016. More Glover Gardens haiku can be found here. Copyright 2016, Glover Gardens Cookbook
A memory and poem from the halcyon days of super-busy parenthood. It is a beautiful thing to watch our kids grow into themselves and soar into their new journeys, but a little bittersweet, too.