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My blog includes Small Town Living, Dining Out, Girlfriend Trips, Friendly Get-Togethers, Texas Postcards, Funny Sights, Amusing Street Signs/Names/Towns, and lots of other Texas Wackiness!

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...

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Going to Huntsville for BBQ

Texas Style Barbecue! We joined our sis and bro-in-law - Wanda and Bob, for some barbecue in the town of Huntsville last week, and boy, was it delicious! This little hole-in-the-wall place is known as the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church’s Barbecue and it’s located...

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Girlfriends Go Bowling

The girlfriends (Myra, Lisa, Claudia, Mary Lynn, me, and my Dreamy “D”), went bowling last week. We headed out to one of the bowling alleys here in Humble – MaxBowl on Wilson Road. It’s actually the first time I’ve ever bowled (even though hubby used to bowl in a...

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It’s definitely a sign!

My husband and I were driving down Highway 59 (past New Caney, Texas) the other day and I began to notice several signs along the way that truly showcased what the business was about. So I thought I’d take a picture or two and share with you my findings. The one above...

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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...

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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 Archer County,...

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Love With Conditions

An Animal Funny for sharing! For you... I would swim across the ocean! Just kidding... you know there are sharks in there, right? Signing off… this is Carm, one proud and Humble...

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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 "unusual" names, and Notrees, Texas is...

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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 right...

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