Category Archives: Texas

A Bit of TX and NOLA – A Photo Tour

I’ve been working on setting up an Etsy shop for some of my photos. Who knew it would be so time-consuming? It’s almost ready to open, but in the meantime, a few photos from recent adventures in Texas and Louisiana. (Some … Continue reading

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In Bloom

This is my first spring in Houston since 2010. I had forgotten how vibrant and almost electric new-growth green is. Right now the azaleas are in bloom, but are on their way out. Next up, bluebonnets! It’s really beautiful to … Continue reading

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Tomorrow marks week two of our repatriation. Since we had just made a 6 week visit over the summer and are still not settled in what will be our permanent housing, it feels a lot like summer vacation.  Even though … Continue reading

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HEB, How I Love Thee

It’s 3 a.m. and the entire family is wide awake and starving.  Might as well make breakfast! Jet lag always seems worse for us in the West-to-East direction. We are back from our trip to Texas and the smell of … Continue reading

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Let’s Rodeo!

1) rodeo noun: an event in which people compete at riding horses and bulls, catching animals with ropes, etc. 2) rodeo verb: to participate in rodeo activities as a competitor or spectator Never heard of rodeo used as a verb?  Then maybe you haven’t … Continue reading

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