Archive for February, 2013

Luling Watermelon Tower

| February 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
Luling Watermelon Tower

I HEART water towers. I HATE water towers. Angel – Devil. Hot – Cold. Peas – Carrots. Upside down pineapple cake. Most communities view their water towers as functional entities without need for decoration or extra om-pa-pa. C’mon, y’all! All y’all! Every water tower needs some om-pa-pa. But noooooooooooo. Most water towers are vertical testimonials […]

Continue Reading

Jerry Lee Lewis Museum

| February 19, 2013 | 3 Comments
Jerry Lee Lewis Museum

Our last stop before heading back to Houston was the Jerry Lee Lewis Museum in Ferriday, LA. Unfortunately, it wasn’t open when we arrived. Which is a bummer because, according to the web site, Jerry Lee’s brother, Frankie Jean, will give you a personal tour. Ugh. I really need to research these things. How awesome […]

Continue Reading

M i ss i ss i pp i

| February 15, 2013 | 2 Comments
M i ss i ss i pp i

In the last post I, very wrongly, bad bad me, placed Natchez in Louisiana. No, that is not the correct answer, I am the weakest link. Wet noodle, whip me now. Natchez is in Mississippi. If you are old, like me, I know when you spell Mississippi, you probably say this in your head, “em-eye-crooked […]

Continue Reading

A roadside classic: Mammy’s Cupboard

| February 13, 2013 | 3 Comments
A roadside classic: Mammy’s Cupboard

After contemplating the mysteries of the Abita Mystery House, we found refuge at a hotel in Mandeville during a torrential downpour. We sat in the common area drinking beer and wine and ordered some ‘za. The pizza delivery specialist was a real trooper bringing us pizza during a Looziana monsoon. The next day we headed […]

Continue Reading

Abita Mystery House

| February 12, 2013 | 3 Comments
Abita Mystery House

As you should be aware by now, there are many places to experience the vast mysteries of the universe, to stand in awe before the questions that have no answers, to be dang ol’ gobsmacked at how mysteriously mysterious mystery can be. There is the mystery of Confusion Hill in Californy. There is the mysterious […]

Continue Reading

On the bayou: Chauvin Sculpture Garden

| February 5, 2013 | 3 Comments
On the bayou: Chauvin Sculpture Garden

Hmmm, August 14 was the last time I posted. Dang, a lot has kinda happened since then. I guess I could continue on about the Denver trip, but that was so last July. Besides we weren’t there very long and basically drank beer because there be a lot of crafty beer making types in Colorado. […]

Continue Reading

Skip to toolbar