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2013 

            Sundays are a great day to visit museums. I love to visit different museums; history, art and natural sciences are my favorites. Here are a few shots from different museums that I have visited. I hope you enjoy the paintings as much as I did. I hope you have a great Sunday.  
07/28/2013
    Do you want to get away? Really do not want to hassle with the airport security lines? Then just 2 ½ hours west of Katy is San Antonio with lots of fun for all ages. There is Seaworld on the way West side of San Antonio but if you want to just spend a day then just go the San Antonio Riverwal...
07/26/2013
  When we were at the Meiji Shrine we totally enjoyed the serenity and tranquility that the shrine exuded. There are many religious ceremonies that take place here in the shrine. The first time I came here I was lucky enough to see a Japanese wedding it was a Sunday and many traditional Japanese ...
07/21/2013
    < Yesterday, as I was running errands I stopped in SOMA; I noticed that they are collecting bras again through July 28, 2013. They are having a bra donation for domestic violence centers in the local areas. I think that is so awesome! Who thinks of donating bras? The local shelter for Katy r...
07/19/2013
    The Meiji Shrine was built in 1920, but was later almost totally destroyed by an air raid in 1945. It was rebuilt in 1958. The shrine was built to revere the spirits of Emperor Meiji and the Empress Shoken. This is a beautiful quiet serene place and there is a feeling of tranquility here. Th...
07/17/2013
                       Bob and I enjoyed our trip to Japan very much, I think what we enjoyed the most were the people; we are still talking about how nice and respectful they all were. The colors of Japan were amazing; we actually went in the rainy season. We were told that the fall and spring ...
07/14/2013
     Bistro Provence in West Houston is one of our favorite restaurants. We found this lovely restaurant on one of the rare nights that found Bob and I just the two of us. So we went to Bistro Provence, the food was excellent and the ambience wonderful it is a small and cozy place with wonderful...
07/11/2013
      Bob and I were fortunate to go to Japan for our 15 year anniversary we do that instead of buying gifts. Japan is so beautiful and the Japanese people are some of the nicest we have ever run across on our travels. We stopped and asked a couple of them directions; and they would stop what th...
07/10/2013
          This last weekend was a whirlwind, I had many people through the model no one of immediate interest or those that were not in my price range; they were higher or lower. An excited young lady and her husband came in and wanted to know where they could buy the home with the courtyard. I t...
07/09/2013
Saturday night we were fortunate enough to attend the new Carrabba’s Italian Grill’s soft opening in Katy, Texas. We were so excited about Carrabba’s coming to Katy as it has long been a family favorite. My children remember celebrating many a birthday at Carrabba’s, before they were a bought ou...
07/08/2013
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