Tag: Texas

Winter on Ice

“What good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinback Winter Solstice is a month from tomorrow! With this time of the year, comes colder weather! Many people enjoy this season and look for winter festivities to take part in. One of the most popular activities

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Fall is for the Fair

“The county fair is a hundred things All to see and do . . . A daring act, a flower show. It’s cotton candy, too.” – Laurie Dawson If you think a county fair is fun, just imagine how great a state fair can be! It’s that time of year again…time for fall weather, time for

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Museums and Memories

“In poetically well built museums, formed from the heart’s compulsions, we are consoled not by finding in them old objects that we love, but by losing all sense of Time.” ― Orhan Pamuk, The Museum of Innocence Museums are great places to explore and reflect! There are so many interesting and unique museums around the

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Summer Escapes

“When all else fails, take a vacation.” – Betty Williams July is often a prime month to take a summer vacation! As the weekend gets closer, people are either already headed to their destination or thinking of where to go! Although not everyone gets a full “summer” because of work, weekend getaways can still be relaxing

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Explore the State Fair of Texas

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – J.R.R. Tolkein The fall season tends to bring about a lot of fun festivals, events, and road trips. Many people enjoy reconnecting with friends and family and there are a variety of ways to do that all over

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Seaside Fun

“Do you want to go to the seaside? I’m not trying to say that everybody wants to go But I fell in love on the seaside On the seaside In the seaside” – The Kooks Galveston, Texas is located about 50 miles away from Houston. People go there for multiple reasons, such as: To fish

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South by Southwest

“[SXSW Interactive] is arguably the most important interactive conference in the world.” – CNET This year, I had the opportunity to attend the 2013 South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. While I have attended a social media conference before (Dallas Digital Summit 2012), South by Southwest was by far the biggest, and most

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Cowtown Rodeo

“One of the many missions of the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is to promote continuing improvement in the breeding, raising and marketing of livestock and to encourage the pursuit of excellence generally throughout the livestock and agriculture industries.” – FWSSR website According to Angela Patterson, from About.com, “The Fort Worth Stock Show

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Texas Treats

“Ho-w-w-w-w-d-e-e-e, Folks! Welcome to the State Fair of Texas!” – Big Tex As October approaches, everyone tends to get excited for nice weather, football, and of course…Halloween! But what really makes the month of October special, is the State Fair of Texas!! When people say that “Everything is bigger in Texas,” they really mean it!

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Dallas Done Right

“Dallas days and Fort Worth nights All day long he sets his sights On ice cold beer and neon lights.” – Chris Ledoux Dallas/Fort Worth is a great place to be! There is so much to do here..it’s insane! I have been living in the DFW area for about three years now and I still

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