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Not my first Rodeo

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Houston Rodeo is over and a great time was had by all.  Here are some photos I took from the last day of the Rodeo.  Enjoy

Houston Livestock Show

When Star Trek is not Enough or My Saga in Geekdom

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When March approaches the vibe in the house changes from watching the SyFy Channel to listening to TWIT, Twitter and podcasts.   March rings in my yearly trip to Geek Mecca in Austin, Texas or also known as SXSW Interactive.  From March 11-13 a large group of Geeks converge on Austin to mix and mingle in the realm of Interactive Media and Film, with Music following for another week.  This was my son and I 3rd year to go, usually it is just us two but this year we decided to take my 16 year old nephew who as he put it felt so out of place like a cat at a dog run.  We began this year with hitting up the multitude of food carts located around the city; we had cupcakes, waffle and chicken, hot dogs and found the best old school soda shops.  If you every go to Austin I suggest heading to S. Congress to Big Top a true blue soda fountain/candy store, we had Dublin Dr. Pepper’s made by the soda jerk and must when I go back to Austin this summer.  We embarked on the Coventition Center to check…

April Showers Bring May Flowers

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It is April and with it comes this month’s Happy Homemaker Tag Along.  March madness has passed and it was full of adventures I am in the process of writing about it. Yet, April full of promise of  new birth and a renewing spirit shines.  Living in Tomball Texas (Houston area) we have two seasons each year hot and hotter, we don’t really get to see the beauty of changing season like my friends to the North and East, but  when a nice cool front comes in and the humidity drops a beautiful spring day can make me smile.  Texas has being lacking in rain so the Bluebonnets have been dismissal so to help ring in April in style. With her parasol to reflect the sun she also can shield the rain. The women in my banner is my grandmother this photo was taken at a park in Louisiana around 1923.  Hope all have a beautiful Spring.