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Courses Restaurant: Where Student Chefs Prepare and Serve Food

Posted: September 11, 2018 at 4:36 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

The Art Institute of Houston Courses Restaurant is located inside of the Art Institute of Houston at 4140 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77027.  I had noticed that tall building on the north side of the Southwest Freeway but did not realize that cooking was a part of the school curriculum.  I assumed that art and […]

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Little Cypress Creek Preserve: Wildlife Habitat Worth Visiting

Posted: August 29, 2018 at 1:54 pm   /   Cypress, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Natural Oasis in Midst of Urban Development It is refreshing to find patches of land kept from urban development and left in a mostly natural state. This is the case with the 58 acres of the Little Cypress Creek Preserve.  Residential neighborhoods do surround this nature preserve. Unless one is walking along the perimeter of […]

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El Canton Restaurant in Katy, TX | Firewood Pizzeria

Posted: August 19, 2018 at 7:41 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Recent Posts, Restaurants

Unique Firewood Pizza Oven El Canton Restaurant is located in Katy, Texas.  Dining patrons can watch their custom pizzas being prepared and then baked in a wood-fired oven that was brought all the way from Guadalajara, Mexico to this location.  The oven weighed in at a whopping 5000 pounds! Located near the entrance door, piles […]

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Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve: Nature Lovers Paradise in the Heart of Houston

Posted: August 5, 2018 at 7:04 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Nature Preserve in the Heart of Houston The Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve in northwest Harris County is a nature lovers delight.  The population of Houston is growing by leaps and bounds.  With that comes new subdivisions and ever-expanding commercial spaces. Recently not far from where we live, my husband and I saw four deer standing together.  They […]

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Charles Criner Art and Cotton Picking

Posted: July 20, 2018 at 9:22 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Charles Criner Art A favored student and personal friend of famous artist and teacher Dr. John Biggers, more people than ever are now collecting Charles Criner Art.   My husband and I are among those who admire the works of this resident artist at The Printing Museum located in Houston, Texas.  We are also happy […]

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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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