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Old Bicycle Fence | Salado, Texas

I always have wanted to show you that there is a fence that holds many old bicycles about 14 of them are tied to.  I saw them way back in May 2011.  I came back last Thursday and checked if … Continue reading

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A Dime Wouldn’t Fit in My Front Pocket!

The Big Dime in the Box And in those miles and miles of Texas, a treasure of unusual town names…..this time, it’s Dime Box, Texas.  I am going to tell a little about the tiny central Texas town of Dime Box. … Continue reading

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The Britten Water Tower Is Melting in the Texas Heat!

 The water tower seems to be melting in the Texas heat! No, no, don’t get me wrong. It’s a leaning water tower that is serving as a decorative item. It originally was a functioning water tower which was slated for demolition … Continue reading

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The Groom Cross, the Largest in the Western Hemisphere

The light from the sky “awakened” me around 630 am – I realized that my phone alarm didn’t set off.  I checked and found out that it was on but it would beep within 24 hours – that meant in the … Continue reading

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Couch Potatoes | Austin, Texas

This giant monument to comfort measures 34 feet long and 22 feet tall. This display was designed and fabricated entirely by local artisans and expert fabricators. Lead Designer and Artist , Andrew Davis with accompanying artists Faith Schexnayder of Flatfork Studio, and Ryan … Continue reading

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The World’s Smallest Catholic Church-Warrenton, Texas

I was driving on the way home from Galveston on Hwy 71, I decided on the spur of the moment, off the highway onto Texas 237 to Warrenton, about 11 miles away. I heard about the smallest church about a … Continue reading

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Giant Spider Sculpture – Austin, Texas

A 23-ft. high giant spider named Arachnophilia by sculptor Dixie Friend Gay. It’s located at the Southwest Greenway at Mueller Development (former site of old airport) Manor Road and Berkman Drive. Look carefully, may not be easily seen from the road. … Continue reading

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