Tag Archives: Houston

Creation Abundance

Spring comes to Houston in dribs and drabs, starting in January and lasting until the hundred degree temps of summer set in. Flowering trees bloom here and there, but never all at once, at least not until the crape myrtles … Continue reading

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autumn leaves

Humor me, please. I am loving this thing called fall: chilly mornings and Indian Summer afternoons in Louisville, the northern-most Southern city. Houston lacks a true spring and fall. Sure, winter days are crisp and the sky is ever blue, … Continue reading

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Home is where…

…the dogs are. We’ve arrived in Louisville, unsettled, in temporary quarters with rented furnishings, but somehow still at home. Shelby and Jack make it so. Houston: On the road, in a rented van large enough to hold all the necessary … Continue reading

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Leaving Houston

Several days ago, we packed up everything we own, sold my old Subaru, rented a van to carry the dogs and all their goods, and took off from Houston for Louisville, Kentucky. After two days of driving, including a harrowing … Continue reading

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Houston Spring

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Falling for Home (a love note to Texas)

On my daily lunchtime walk around River Oaks, I survey all that I love about Texas. The sights and scents wrap around my heart like a hug that won’t let go. I didn’t expect to love Texas. I am a Jersey … Continue reading

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A post-Valentine treat

A small indulgence can make a big difference. So say the folks at Houston’s Sweet Charity Desserts. Their mission is to bake high quality desserts while creating jobs for the unemployed. So when you finish your Valentine chocolates, consider purchasing a … Continue reading

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