Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Traveling Men in the Deep Ellum | Dallas, Texas

The Traveling Man is a $1.4 million sculptural series designed by Brad Oldham, Brandon Oldenburg, and Reel FX Creative Studios. The artistic concept plants one foot in the rich history of Deep Ellum and the other foot in the neighborhood’s … Continue reading

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Big Brother is Watching You | Dallas, Texas

Take a pleasant stroll through the gardens of Dallas’s five-star Joule Hotel, and you will quickly perambulate upon a very odd sight: a 30-foot-tall eyeball that is just sort of hanging out. It might look like it just popped out … Continue reading

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The Empty Cross | Kerrville, Texas

I went to Kerrville last year for the first time ever after 27 years of living in Austin.  I brought my roommate’s oldest daughter, Alma,  to Kerrville Lions Camp for her parents who were out of state then.  After dropping … Continue reading

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Devil’s Backbone Overlook | Canyon Lake, Texas

These rolling hills and sweeping valleys dotted with oak and juniper and cactus make for a perfect location for a picnic and picture-taking on Farm Road 32.   Upon this 20-mile-long stretch of road and I knew exactly why it … Continue reading

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The “Crossroads” Gazebo | San Marcos, Texas

Crossroads Memorial Sculpture (Really a Gazebo!) San Marcos, Texas has a special relationship with LBJ. Lyndon Baines Johnson moved here to begin his studies in San Marcos in 1927 and received a bachelor of science in history and a permanent … Continue reading

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Want a Big Slice of Cherry Pie? | Kyle, Texas

Continuing to seek some more weird road attractions from Buda hunting the Dragon,  I found the giant pie on the top of the building before heading out to San Marcos, I thought it was cool to see it. The giant … Continue reading

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Roar Your Fire! | Buda, Texas

I started my Memorial Day weekend road trip to pay my last respects to my aunt Rosemary who was shot and killed by her husband on a murder-suicide pact last March.  Not only that, Darin, my cousin and I would … Continue reading

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