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Seguin, TX

| March 31, 2013 | 3 Comments
Seguin, TX

Last year after we went to see Emmylou in Gruene we took a bit of a detour and stopped in Seguin, TX because the queen had a knit shop she wanted to check out there. Turns out it was more of a small craft store with a few knitty type things. Gruene, pronounced ‘green’, rhymes […]

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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 […]

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Emmylou plays Gruene

| August 11, 2012 | 1 Comment
Emmylou plays Gruene

The Gargantuan Epic Eastern Road Trip of 2012 was over, and we were spent. We slugged around for a couple weeks but then had to hit the road again to go see Emmylou play at Gruene Hall. No, you do not pronounce it “groan” or “groany”. It’s “green”. I wouldn’t want you to em-barrass yerself […]

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Water tower leads to lighted breasts

| May 13, 2011 | 2 Comments
Water tower leads to lighted breasts

Water towers. I like them. I wish more towns would put some effort into making them interesting and artsy. Alas, it’s just a water tower , why bother, right? I suppose that’s how most people think. Yet, every once in a while you’ll see one with a smidge of character. Thus was the case in […]

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