Where to Take Pictures of Bluebonnets in Texas
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Where to Take Pictures of Bluebonnets in Texas

Tis the season of the great flower of Texas. Every year in early spring, the fields open up and beautiful blossoms emerge covering Texas parks, fields, and highways. It’s a worthy experience to go out and find some and snap a few pics with this seasonal Texas icon. Have you ever taken a spontaneous trip … Continue reading

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The Blue (and Green!) Trees ARE BACK at Waugh and Memorial
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The Blue (and Green!) Trees ARE BACK at Waugh and Memorial

If you’ve been an observant passerby around the Waugh and Memorial intersection, you might have noticed that the trunks of the crepe myrtle trees inside the cloverleaf have been painted blue! The trees closes to Spotts Park (north east corner) are painted bright green, and those closest to the Dunlavy (south west corner) are painted … Continue reading

Houston Day Trip: Hiking Sam Houston National Forest
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Houston Day Trip: Hiking Sam Houston National Forest

This past weekend, I made a point to opt out of all the consumerist trends and commune with nature. Changing up my Sunday brunch routine, I headed up north to Sam Houston National Forest to prove a point that wilderness activities are easily accessible to Houstonians, and I’m capable of doing the nature thing. Getting … Continue reading

10 Things I Learned During the AIA Buffalo Bayou Architecture Tour
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10 Things I Learned During the AIA Buffalo Bayou Architecture Tour

Learning more about Houston history has been on my to-do list for a while. We live in a fascinating modern town that is crisscrossed with reminders of our past that often go unnoticed. I realized just how much I’ve been missing when I went on the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) walking tour through Buffalo Bayou … Continue reading