Category: Friends & Family

Jesse H. Jones County Park in Houston 1

Jesse H. Jones County Park in Houston

For my niece’s 9th birthday, we went to Jesse H. Jones County Park in north Houston.  They had a special Saturday class on carnivorous plants!  Wow, they grow some amazing carnivorous plants there.  The...

We’re hitched! 13

We’re hitched!

The wedding was dreamy. We really didn’t spend a lot of time planning it, and it went perfectly! I don’t know how that happened, but it was great. We got married in the back...

The jaywalking wrap-up 4

The jaywalking wrap-up

I went to the municipal court on the 13th to deal with the jaywalking ticket. I should have known I was in for it when I got a really good parking place in spite...

Christmas 0

Christmas

Christmas in Houston was fun, as always. We made it in time for tortilla soup for dinner on Christmas Eve, which was delicious. In the morning, there was a collaboration to create the beautiful...

She’s bedeviling him! 1

She’s bedeviling him!

Am I selfish to have enjoyed my Hurricane Ike evacuees so much? I was so happy to have my brother’s family in town the first part of the week, and my Nana staying with...

Ike 1

Ike

Oh, Ike. In the post-hurricane chaos, we are expecting my Nana to stay with us and my brother + fam to come to an Austin hotel (my mother somehow magically found an available room)....

Back from Santa Fe 2

Back from Santa Fe

We had a good ol’ time in Santa Fe.  We went shopping and ate fabulous meals at home.  My mom and I went hiking on Atalaya Trail on a beautiful day. We ate at...

Champ 2

Champ

My parents’ dog Champ passed away yesterday.  He was a standard poodle, who was somehow both majestic and goofy.  My brother bought Champ from a backyard breeder 10 years ago as a Christmas gift...