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100 Happy Days: 66

    Today I had the privilege of hanging out with some of the hardest working, best hearted people in Houston. Definitely a nice way to spend a Saturday morning.  

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100 Happy Days: 54

There are some days full of such disturbing or sad news that an attempt to post about something happy seems like folly, or at the very least, insensitive. News stories from the Middle East, and closer to home, from St. … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days: 51

There’s a wide median running the length of Heights Boulevard, and it currently features a number of sculptures as part of a public art installation called “True North.” Of course it’s no surprise which of the sculptures appealed to me. … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 407

Current Photo Friday theme: From Nature

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100 Happy Days: 46

Somewhere in my online perusal of young adult fiction, I saw descriptions of The Young World, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Manhattan after an illness has claimed the lives worldwide of adults and young children. Teens have banded into tribes … Continue reading

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Tiny People

Yesterday when I posted a photo of my wee customized RPM van and said I needed to find some tiny people to go along with it, it made me think of a work of art I saw last year with … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days: 36

After getting a recommendation from Rhonda, Jef With One F at Houston Press put The Deal in at number ten on Ten Best Novels Set in Houston. And I didn’t know a thing about it until Marika mentioned it. I … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days: 30

Today the Internet sent me on a wild goose chase for a piece of art I wanted to photograph. I think I may be able to see it in the middle of August, so I’ll put that on hold. But … Continue reading

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100 Happy Days: 22

This is one of my favorite business names in Houston. I smile whenever I drive by it.

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100 Happy Days: 18

I became aware of the Little Free Library project when a nine-year-old boy in Kansas was ordered to remove his from his front lawn because the city called it an “illegal structure.” Yeah, you don’t want people to encourage reading … Continue reading

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