Bear With…

I’ve recently left a destination that I hope to never see again. Mind you, I had no intention of going there, and – to be quite frank – didn’t realize where I was headed until I’d arrived. There is no Lonely Planet for this place for it’s not a destination that anyone intentionally sets out for, but … More Bear With…

The Texas State Fair

There’s nothing more ‘Americana’ than a state fair, and there’s nothing more ‘merican’ than the month-long State Fair of Texas. Every year thousands flock to Dallas to gorge themselves on fried food, shopping and games. But before we get to that, let’s start off with the one and only, Big Tex. Making his debut at … More The Texas State Fair

The Beer Can House

The Johnson Space Center, Mission Control, the discovery of oil in 1901 and the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, are a few of the things that make Houston a world renown city. John Milkovisch is not a name that you will find associated with any of the aforementioned. However, this … More The Beer Can House

Hippies Among Cowboys

In all the great state of Texas, Houston stands out like the liberal, loud-mouthed, gay, animal-lovin’, tree-huggin’ aunt at a conservative family reunion. Now, we’ve heard that Austin, the capital, is (and I quote) “weird,” however we have yet to visit. Britt will be spending a week there at the end of the month, so … More Hippies Among Cowboys