Purple Trees in Texas?

Purple Trees in Texas?

A couple of weeks ago, we went to visit my sister and her husband out on their weekend farm in Groveton, Texas. And while we were on the 4-wheelers bouncing across the acreage, I noticed lots of trees on adjoining properties with purple paint smeared on their bark....
Are You a Picker, too?

Are You a Picker, too?

Typically a store’s sign will let you know what type of store it is, and in turn, make you want to visit. So when I saw this sign, “Pickers Paradise,” I was intrigued as to what type of pickers shopped there. If you think about it, there are hundreds of types of...
Christmas in Humble

Christmas in Humble

With Christmas almost here, we decided to check out what was going on around the Humble, Texas area as far as decorations go. Well, we found out from the Mayor of Humble (Mayor Merle as we affectionately call him), that the beautiful, big tree that is typically...
Christmas in Holliday

Christmas in Holliday

What is Christmas without a Holliday? With Christmas and New Year’s right around the corner, I couldn’t forget about some of the small Texas towns that represent such festivities. So, for the holidays, why not visit Holliday, Texas? Located in northern...
No Trees in Texas?

No Trees in Texas?

Yep, that’s right… there is actually a town named Notrees, Texas – zip code 79759. It’s located on Highway 302 and is about 20 miles northwest of Odessa. You know how I love digging around into how small Texas towns got their...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

So, what’s really in a name? Well apparently 2 “bb’s” and a “hill.” Or at least it seems to be in the name of this street! We saw this sign while driving down 190, just a little East of Livingston. “Knobbhill” or “Knob Hill” (whichever way it is spelled) is...

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