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Matzke Park

Matzke Park: Family-Friendly Environs in Houston

Posted: August 1, 2019 at 3:05 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Matzke Park Adjacent to Matzke Park are the campuses of two Cypress-Fairbanks schools.  Those are Matzke Elementary and Bleyl Middle School.  The elementary school honors a long-time first-grade teacher by the name of Ernestine Matzke.  She taught school for a total of 48 years!  Forty-four of them were in Cy-Fair schools.  This park also honors […]

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Tri-County Marker in Thomas Park

Thomas Park in Katy, TX: A Tri-County Park

Posted: July 6, 2019 at 9:25 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Thomas Park This Katy, Texas park may be small, but Thomas Park is the exact spot where three counties meet. Those counties are Harris County (to the east), Fort Bend County (to the southwest), and Waller County (to the north). A three-sided brick monument marks the location with the names of each county facing in […]

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McClendon Park entrance

McClendon Park: Exercise, Play & Learn!

Posted: June 7, 2019 at 11:58 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

There is much to do, see, and enjoy in McClendon Park located in Precinct 3 of Houston, Texas. This well-utilized park consists of 22.8 acres.  The address is 3770 Summit Valley Drive, Houston, Texas 77082. Directly seen from the paved parking lot is a fun zone for children in which to climb and play. From […]

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Carolyn H. Wolff Park

Carolyn H Wolff Park, An Urban Arboretum

Posted: May 6, 2019 at 4:23 pm   /   Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor

Nature Enriches Our Souls Those of us who live in large metropolitan areas see a lot of brick and concrete. Whether it is a few well-tended plants on a balcony, a tiny patch of lawn that we call our own, a community garden in which we can tend vegetables or a large city park, green […]

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Seabourne Creek Nature Park

Seabourne Creek Nature Park: A Peaceful Haven in Rosenberg, TX

Posted: April 4, 2019 at 5:56 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Rosenberg

My husband & I recently spent some time in the 164-acre Seabourne Creek Nature Park walking the trails & soaking up the natural beauty of the open prairie, lake, wetlands & bird sanctuary. See photos & learn about native plants & wildlife in this beautiful Rosenberg, Texas setting.

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