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Grandmother And City Hall

I remember it well. The day my grandmother opened her water bill and threw a fit. It was 2 or 3 times higher that usual. 183 more words


Spacewalking astronauts give new hand to robot arm

(ABC News) — Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station‘s big robot arm Tuesday.

As the federal government geared back up 250 miles below,  336 more words


Cold = Texas Kryptonite

Texans are good at a lot of things, and, as a result, we have an impressive ego about how universally awesome we are, especially around Houston. 378 more words

Much Ado About Nothing

What's for lunch? Vietnamese vermicelli bowls at Old Saigon Cafe on Westheimer

By Ciara Rouege

I couldn’t be prouder of myself; I’ve almost eliminated fast-food and take-out from my lunch menu options during the workdays. It’s a soup or salad in the break room fridge for me! 520 more words


Smither Park (Houston, TX)

Location: 2441 Munger Street, Houston, TX 77023

Houston, famously or infamously (depending on your point of view), has no zoning.  For the most part, this can be hard to really notice: deed restrictions govern a lot of things, and generally Houston looks like an urban center over which a MERV warhead full of strip malls exploded.    157 more words


Houston Events: January 23 - 28

Here are this week’s cultural, music, and startup events around Houston in a curated list! Congratulations to Tracy for winning my Persian cooking class giveaway! Subscribe to my emails  1,572 more words