Monthly Archives: March 2013

Wineries (and a Cabin) Around Wimberley, Texas

I am beginning to like Wimberley, Texas more and more. Some friends of mine originally recommended Wimberley and I also have friends who camped in Wimberley when they were young. The shops, Hill Country scenery and quirky art galleries are … Continue reading

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A House Rises Again in Boston, Massachusetts

The Otis House Museum is filled with history of how a neighborhood can rise and fall over centuries. Originally built in 1796 and designed by Charles Bulfinch for lawyer and politician Harrison Gray Otis and his family, this home was … Continue reading

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Visiting a Townhouse (and Indulging in Chocolate) in Boston’s Beacon Hill

There is something about Boston’s Beacon Hill. This historic 19th century neighborhood is filled with brick houses, polished door knockers, gas lamps and cobblestone streets. When the weather is warm, meticulous flower boxes are in bloom and around Christmas, simple … Continue reading

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A Museum Day in Houston, Texas

I’ve lived in Houston many years and one thing tourists may not know is that Houston has an excellent Museum District. For this post, I decided to visit a couple of exhibitions at both the Houston Museum of Natural Science … Continue reading

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Touring Painted Churches near Schulenburg, Texas

I had heard some word-of-mouth referrals about the Painted Churches built by Czech and German settlers near Schulenburg, Texas over the years. There are roughly twenty of these churches around Texas, but four happen to be close to Schulenburg. These … Continue reading

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