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Houston Heights WWII Memorial | Heartfelt Tribute

Posted: December 8, 2017 at 11:34 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

The Houston Heights WWII Memorial is truly special.  Inscribed into a pylon in the center of a beautifully rendered granite monument are the names of the 224 men from the Houston Heights area who sacrificed their lives during World War II on our behalf.  All of the other Houston Heights residents who also served in […]

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Market Square Park | Historic Beauty in Downtown Houston

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 3:46 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Market Square Park in downtown Houston covers an entire city block.  It has been transformed from its original purpose over the years to the scenic beauty that it is today.  It is a part of the downtown historic district.  A sign erected by the State Historical Survey Committee of Texas tells the following story. “OLD […]

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Telge Park, Charming Neighborhood Park in Cypress, Texas

Posted: November 27, 2017 at 5:05 pm   /   Cypress, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts

Telge Park is a 111 acre park on the east side of Telge Road across from Bud Hadfield Park.  Both of these parks are in Cypress, Texas.  Cypress Creek runs through both of these parks as well as many others in this part of the Houston metro area. A Texas Historical Commission sign is located on […]

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Bistro Menil | Welcomed Addition to Menil Collection

Posted: November 20, 2017 at 4:22 pm   /   Recent Posts, Restaurants

The Bistro Menil is a welcome addition to the 30 acre Houston art campus which includes the Menil Collection, Rothko Chapel, Byzantine Fresco Chapel, the Cy Twombly Pavilion and the Dan Flavin Installation.  The planned opening in 2018 of the Menil Drawing Institute will be the latest addition to this beautifully conceived campus.  All of […]

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In The Garden a Charming Houston Eclectic Treasure Trove

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 9:15 pm   /   Recent Posts, Unique Purveyors

In The Garden is a treasure trove of unique offerings located in the Houston area of Spring Branch.  I have my good friend Lisa to thank for introducing us to this charming place. As one might expect with a name like In The Garden there are, among other things, plants available for sale.  I have […]

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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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