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Eaton Memorial Chapel Galveston & Storm of the Century

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 12:43 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Attraction The focus of this article is Eaton Memorial Chapel and my original linocut print. It will also concern itself with hurricanes on Galveston Island including the “storm of the century” in 1900. Eaton Memorial Chapel is one of the two oldest historical churches on Galveston Island.  It is another beautiful and elegant structure […]

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church + Galveston, TX History

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 11:51 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

History of Galveston Many people going on a Galveston, TX. vacation might be interested in learning a bit of the history of Galveston. They also might like knowing a bit more about the dazzling white Moorish designed Sacred Heart Church which can hardly escape notice if they are driving into town on the main street […]

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Galveston Island Beaches & Old Red ~ UTMB Medical School

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 10:32 pm   /   Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Vacation Many people think of Galveston for one reason only…a Galveston vacation. After all, this barrier island located just 45 miles southeast of Houston has miles and miles of beaches luring those who like to play in the sand and surf. But some people come to Galveston Island to get an education at UTMB […]

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George H.W. Bush Monument in Sesquicentennial Park

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 3:47 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Downtown Houston It was bright and sunny with endless blue skies overhead and the weather in Houston, Texas was one of those days in which it just had to be savored and enjoyed. It was only to reach a high in the lower 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity was low which is a rarity […]

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Charles Criner, the Heart & Soul of His Lithography Art

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 5:46 am   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Charles Criner Looking into the heart, soul and character of a gentleman who also happens to be a renowned artist by the name of Charles Criner has been my husband’s and my great pleasure. Being able to also call him a friend enriches us beyond belief. My husband was on the board at the Museum […]

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Historic Bishop’s Palace ~ Galveston Attraction

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 7:15 pm   /   Galveston, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Things to Do in Houston… To escape some of the summertime heat in Houston a day trip to Galveston Island is always pleasant. It is always degrees cooler down there with saltwater breezes blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico. A Galveston attraction worth seeing while there is the amazing Bishop’s Palace. It is easy […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston Fabulous Landscape Paintings

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 5:31 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Come along with us and take a look at some of the fabulous landscape paintings by renowned artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne and others inside of Houston’s MFA. My husband and I recently enjoyed a visit to our MFAH to see some special exhibits which continually add […]

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American Statesmanship Park by Sculptor David Adickes

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 7:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

American Statesmanship Park is a Nod to Notables Why do I call these sculptures in the American Statesmanship Park created by David Adickes nods to notables? Stay tuned to read more! David Adickes is a well known sculptor known for creating giant sized figures. These notable figures include the following: Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, […]

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Phenomenal Cullen Sculpture Garden in Houston, Texas

Posted: March 16, 2016 at 12:47 am   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden There is a phenomenal sculpture garden in Houston, Texas. It is located on an acre of land between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Glassell School of Art.  The school of art right now has been razed to the ground and another one will be built.  […]

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