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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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World’s largest chainsaw carving

| November 25, 2011 | 4 Comments
World’s largest chainsaw carving

One more thing about Confusion Hill, it boasts the largest freestanding redwood chainsaw carving in the world! From the website: It soars over 40 feet above the parking lot. It took one man over 3 months to create.  Now, I’m not a big fan of chainsaw carvings but I can appreciate the time and effort […]

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Off the grid in Columbus TX

| April 19, 2011 | 3 Comments
Off the grid in Columbus TX

My father believes the best way from Houston to Austin is up Hwy. 71. He’s adamant about this as he is with just about everything else. In fact, there are three basic ways to get to Austin from Houston. All three have their merits and, to me, there is no easy way to get to […]

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