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Old Posted Aug 29, 2008, 10:28 PM
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It's a crude summer in HOUSTON

Semi-random, semi mundane...


(From the cover of INTOWN magazine)











Yuck... enough with the stormy weather!!
















Whoa, wait a minute...


I thought this was supposed to be a CHINA town???








Balancing acts









Heavenly???


Uhhh, maybe not




project rows



odd relations



High class


High hopes










That "personal relationship" with God










mixed use







higher ed








smart streets


more high hopes



Now guess where I'm going...

uhhhh..... downtown???










old friends


















just in case you were wondering




a new start
















Obligatory... in bronze




That's it... my 1000th post!!
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Old Posted Aug 29, 2008, 11:41 PM
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Puts all others in the state to shame... love it! Truly Texas!

Too bad your light rail is above ground in the city, though!
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I can only imagine what the humidity is like with temps in the upper 90s. Great shots and thanks for the tour!
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Houston is definitely a one of a kind place
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Man, people in Houston must hate Wendy's.

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Excellent photothread of Houston!! Thanks!!
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wow. that is one amazing way to hit 1000
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great shots.! man you must of sweat big time since you cover alott of areas...those Polk st. shots are so familiar
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Awesome thread!!! Can't wait to be back in October for the Asian-American fest downtown!
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great pics of a mono-ethnic (white) suburb with no buildings built after 1950 and oil skyscrapers sticking out of a field, fitting for Bush's hometown

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Cool pics. Where is that bronze skyline? The Chase Building I presume?

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Man, people in Houston must hate Wendy's.

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/m...g?t=1220045933
I have a story about Wendy's and Houston actually. It involved a chicken sandwich and a press-on fingernail.
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I enjoyed this thread, I looked at it yesterday and it seemed to be a realistic tour (though I've never been to Houston).
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Nice pictures. A good solid tour of all typers of areas.
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Awesome Photos!! I love them!!!!
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Sweet pics.
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Superb thead. I love Houston!!!!
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Excellent tour. Thanks!
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Cool pics. Where is that bronze skyline? The Chase Building I presume?



I have a story about Wendy's and Houston actually. It involved a chicken sandwich and a press-on fingernail.

Wow, thanks everyone! My photo skills have a LONG way to go, but I"m workin' on it

That skewed skyline bronze is actually from a hall on Rice's campus atop one the main doorway of the building. I took one look at it, and thought "that's a completely inaccurate and obstructed view of Houston... it's so... so... RICE!
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Man, people in Houston must hate Wendy's.

LOL yep. I titled that photo and the one after it "mixed use". Perhaps I should have titled it "mixed waste"
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