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Texans love their Bar-B-Q. They don’t use “barbecue” to describe meat cooked on an outdoor gril, however. Rather, “barbecue” refers to various meats cooked with spices that enhance the flavor. And if you don’t think barbecue is a big deal in Texas, just check out this documentary: Barbecue: A Texas Love Story.
Anyway, last week I […]
Poltergeist is a roller coaster at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio. I’ve been on faster thrill rides, but I don’t think I’ve ever been on one that was more compact. There are almost no straight sections of Poltergeist, only curves, dips, turns, flips, and cork screws. I give Poltergeist an 8 out 10 […]
In the Texas Hill Country about 30 miles northwest of San Antonio you’ll find a Texas original: Po-Po Family Restaurant. Here you can find authentic Texas cuisine, wonderfully prepared. The restaurant was named by a former owner who had made several trips to Mexico and was impressed by Popocatepetl, the famous Mexican volcano.
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This past week the choir from Boerne Middle School North and South sang at the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Since my kids are in the choir, we went to watch. They caroled from a barge that made a lap of the river. Quite wonderful! In the photo below, you can see their barge.
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Check out this scene from Marble Falls, Texas.
You’ve got Christmas angels trumpeting in the direction of a Good Friday cross. And in the background, a menorah, hat-tipping to Hannukah. No lack of religious symbolism in this public park. Check out the tunnel of lights through which one enters the park. Wow!
Johnson City in the Hill Country of Texas outside of Austin is famous, not only as the birthplace of President Lyndon B. Johnson, but also for its extraordinary “Lights Spectacular” during December. Here’s one scene from the downtown area of this small city:
You don’t see this is California . . .
From a display in a public park in Marble Falls, Texas! Yee-haw!
. . . you find out that Jesus has His own dry cleaning and laundry service!
While driving down the road a couple of weeks ago I saw this on the back of a car. Now in California lots of Christians have an ichthus (Greek for fish) on their bumpers. And some anti-Christians have fishes celebrating Darwin. But I never saw a school of ichthuses before I moved to Texas.
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