Tag Archives: loving Houston

Just Give Me a Sign

I love Houston. Art pops up everywhere. I’ve just acquired a Flip video camera, so you will now be subjected to How I See Houston as I learn how to use it. I was going to set this to music, … Continue reading

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Hurrah, Hurrah, The First of May!

Shameless thieving begins today! Well, no, that’s not how the original rhyme goes, but that’s how May starts in the Heights. First, in April, everyone gets their gardening jones on, weeding, pruning, hacking, digging, and planting like mad in our … Continue reading

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You may have participated in SHIII: If so, you know that you need to start drinking that hot sauce, boning up on the Key Map, and keeping an eye out for notable graffiti in preparation. If not, you have no … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Controversy Brews in Houston

New Year’s Eve. St. Patrick’s Day. Cinco de Mayo. Drinking holidays I avoid at all costs. With all of the chances I’ve used up, why risk being out on the streets with all the amateurs out there screwing it up … Continue reading

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Men Who Look Like Kenny Rogers: Law Enforcement Edition

I have tried to carry my camera with me from time to time, since I started blogging, just in case I run across something that I feel compelled to share. Driving down San Jacinto in downtown a week ago, I … Continue reading

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Minella Plumbing Supply Building

METRORail’s soon-to-be-built Southeast Corridor light rail line will scissor through the hardcore industrial section east of downtown.  Driving the route yesterday, I noticed this fabulous building at 3100 McKinney:     Going out on a limb, I am going to … Continue reading

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Old Media Gives New Media the LBJ Treatment

Houston’s KHOU Channel 11, our CBS affiliate, did a great job covering last night’s election returns.  Granted, we were getting numbers faster via the internet, but call me old-fashioned, I just like watching the returns scroll across the screen while … Continue reading

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