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Fort Griffin State Historic Site, Albany

Fort Griffin State Historic Site lies in what is known in Texas as the Big Empty.  The wide open spaces where you’re likely to see more deer than people during a weekend.  North… Continue reading

Longhorn Caverns State Park, Burnet

Texas has a great selection of commercial caverns around the state, and they are each significant for something unique, but Longhorn Caverns really appeals to me for all the great history and myths… Continue reading

Canyon of the Eagles, Burnet

It’s my birthday weekend, and we headed to Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan, one of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River!  Named for the numerous bald eagles that nest here… Continue reading

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose

The small town of Glen Rose is where Texas reaches up out of the flat prairie of Fort Worth and greets its guest with scenic vistas and canyons cut by the Brazos River… Continue reading

Things to see and do in Huntsville

This little Texas town is home to the Texas State Penitentiary and Sam Houston State University, but there is a lot more to see here!  Take a quick detour off the interstate, or… Continue reading

Mr Hamburger, Huntsville

We’re always on the search for a good cheeseburger, and the little town of Huntsville doesn’t disappoint!  Just a couple of miles off I-45. Mr Hamburger smiles down and welcome everyone to one… Continue reading

Flying Saucer Pie Company, Houston

It’s Pi Day, March 14th, on our last day of Spring Break in Houston, in which we were searching for some of the odd things to see and do in town!  We’d just… Continue reading

Beer Can House, Houston

We are in Houston for Spring Break, and checking out some of the fun. and more unique things to see and do in the city!  It doesn’t get any more unique than the… Continue reading

Outrigger Seafood Grill and Bar, Seabrook

Growing up not far from the Seabrook Area, I have lots of favorite restaurants in the area, and many that have closed.  Recently, TxDOT announced plans to widen TX-146, and many of the… Continue reading

Discovery Green, Houston

Americans and travelers from around the world are heading to Houston this year to attend a World Series Champion Astros game, and even before the season begins, the entire Bayou City is welcoming… Continue reading

Cedar Creek Cafe Bar and Grill, Houston

Cedar Creek Café Bar and Grill, one of the Creek Group Restaurants, which includes Onion Creek Coffee and Canyon Creek, is one of my favorite casual restaurants in Houston!  I love their big,… Continue reading

Houston Zoo, Houston

It’s Spring Break, and we’ve come to what has to be the busiest place in the state, the Houston Zoo!  While the parking situation was a little crazy (we did shuttle parking and… Continue reading

Magnolia Hotel, Houston

Built in the 1920’s as the Post Dispatch Newspaper office, the Magnolia Hotel has a prime location in Downtown Houston a block from Main St., and a short walk to most of the… Continue reading

Sherwood Forest Faire, McDade

It’s Spring Break, and we’re heading to Houston, but before we go we had to stop and spend a fun-filled day back in 1196 A.D. in the middle of Nottingham Forest, a trip… Continue reading

Dead Fish Grill, Belton

I’ve been singing the praises of the Belton area, and the crystal clear waters of Stillhouse Hollow Lake and Lake Belton for years now!  The Dead Fish Grill is just one of the… Continue reading