Archive for August, 2011

Oppressive

| August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments
Oppressive

That’s the only way to describe the heat that has enveloped Texas this summer. I’ve wanted to blog but upon arriving home, all I want to do is eat ice cream and sit in front of 100 fans. Our house is old-ish and the insulation is way thin. I guess we need to fix that. […]

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Self Portrait Friday

| August 20, 2011 | 1 Comment
Self Portrait Friday

I haven’t done a self-portrait Friday in a while. From now on I’ll probably only post one pic because I’m running out. I guess I need to be just a little more narcissistic (oh slam! I spelled that right the first time). We took a trip to New Mexico in October 2006 specifically to go […]

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A yarn about yarn

| August 10, 2011 | 2 Comments
A yarn about yarn

Our travels revolve around four basic things – meeting up with family and friends, quirky attractions, the awesomely scenic and, of course, yarn shops. The queen is a knitter. I am not a knitter. I’ve tried to knit. Not to ‘knit-pic’, but knitting is not where my talents lie (lay?). Much like driving, one cannot […]

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Sunday in Houston

| August 2, 2011 | 1 Comment
Sunday in Houston

Ok, once again, it’s a Sunday in Houston post and it’s not Sunday. But, these pics were taken on a Sunday. Ergo, there ya go. Earlier this year, these statues, which reside at the west end of Allen Parkway, were unveiled. This always reminds me of the George Carlin observation wondering why we drive on […]

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Fallingwater

| August 1, 2011 | 2 Comments
Fallingwater

So much has been written about this Wright masterpiece there isn’t much more I can add. What’s to say? It’s breathtaking although I do think an updated paint job, or at the very least some power washing, would help spiff up the outside. No photos were allowed inside and if you search the internets you’ll […]

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