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Shady Lane Park and Importance of Bayous in Houston

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 9:43 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Shady Lane Park is a jewel in the Houston park system.  The name of the park gives no hint as to what is found there.  Yes there are trees, so obviously there is shade if visiting this park when the deciduous trees are fully leafed out.  My husband and I visited this Houston park in […]

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Lost Creek Park | Great Recreation Area in Sugar Land, Texas

Posted: July 2, 2018 at 6:32 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Recent Posts, Sugar Land

Lost Creek Park Our discovery of Lost Creek Park was actually made by accident.  We had just spent some glorious hours in Oyster Creek Park which was our destination for the day in Sugar Land.  We had already walked along the paved asphalt trail to the right of the spectacular water feature that follows along […]

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Houston Folk Art | Beer Can House & Art Car Museum

Posted: June 26, 2018 at 7:58 pm   /   Museums, Recent Posts, Tourist Attractions

Folk Art in Houston, Texas We celebrate all types of art in and around the Houston metropolitan area and that includes folk art.  Houston folk art is often amusing and entertaining.  Artists who create various forms of this type of art are unconstrained by convention.  In this post I will show you two places that […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston – Masterpiece Paintings

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 1:38 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Wonderful discoveries can be made inside of our Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  Already it is one of the largest art museums in the United States.  Our MFAH continues to expand even today as I am writing this. The first neo-classical building was designed by William Ward Watkin.  The Caroline Wiess Law Building was added […]

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Houston Sculptures – 3 Different Red Painted Steel Ones!

Posted: June 6, 2018 at 8:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Recent Posts, Sculptures

Houston Sculptures There are so many sculptures on display in our fine city and the metropolitan area of Houston that it would take some dedicated effort to photograph and display them all in one place.  Today I am featuring just three of them.  What they have in common as can easily be seen in the […]

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Burroughs Park | Fabulous 320 Acre Park in Tomball, TX

Posted: March 2, 2017 at 5:59 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Tomball

Burroughs Park is a fabulous large Harris County park within Precinct 4.  My husband and I recently explored this 320 acre park in the latter part of February on one of the few cooler days that we have had this winter in the Houston metro area.  We actually got to don jackets for our outdoor […]

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Juneteenth Meaning & Charles Criner Art Posters

Posted: October 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Artist Charles Criner For more information about this talented and creative artist check out the article titled Heart & Soul of Art by Charles Criner. If you click on the above referenced article, you will have more of an idea of just what goes into a Charles Criner piece of art. He creates many original […]

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