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Forum: Food and Drink 06-06-2019, 01:00 PM
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The Galleria has been around for so many years...

The Galleria has been around for so many years here, like an historic landmark
Forum: Food and Drink 06-06-2019, 12:58 PM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
Last night the wife and I attended a cocktail...

Last night the wife and I attended a cocktail party we were invited to by United airlines. They do this from time to time for folks who fly a lot for business. It was at a neat place in the Houston...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 06-03-2019, 10:24 PM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
A couple more

A couple more
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 06-03-2019, 10:22 PM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
Old cars and neon signs

This little place is just west of Houston, the Hemi Hideout. A man who did very well in business and likes old cars and neon signs from his teenage days built this huge building to house his...
Forum: Parenting 06-03-2019, 10:14 PM
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Views: 466
Posted By chrisinhouston
Damn but the mosquitoes were the worst I have...

Damn but the mosquitoes were the worst I have seen in years and I live in hot and humid Houston!

My son said they will be gone when the weather dries out a bit but then they get lots of wasps and...
Forum: Home Base 06-03-2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
I guess I was missing. I tend to come and go from...

I guess I was missing. I tend to come and go from time to time. My life pretty much rotates around family and travel since I don't work anymore.
Forum: Parenting 06-03-2019, 10:42 AM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
It was good to see them.

It was good to see them.
Forum: Parenting 06-03-2019, 10:41 AM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
They have 10 chickens and a rooster that crows at...

They have 10 chickens and a rooster that crows at about 4 am since the sun comes up early this time of year. They eat a lot of eggs!

The kids all have chores, the oldest has to deal with the...
Forum: Parenting 06-03-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By chrisinhouston
The home came with a big Caterpillar front end...

The home came with a big Caterpillar front end loader. Comes in handy for clearing their long gravel driveway in the winter when it's covered deep in snow. What kid wouldn't want one in their yard? ...
Forum: Parenting 06-03-2019, 10:35 AM
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Views: 466
Posted By chrisinhouston
Their cat is very laid back. She appeared at...

Their cat is very laid back. She appeared at their doorstep just before Christmas 2 years ago, it was freezing outside with snow. They think she was abandoned by someone so they took her in. She...
Forum: Parenting 06-03-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By chrisinhouston
Visiting my son in Idaho

My son called me and asked if I could fly up for a visit. They live in northern Idaho not far from the Canadian border. I flew into Spokane and drove up. My son has suffered from depression since his...
Forum: Food and Drink 06-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By chrisinhouston
My wife was on a business trip and we also...

My wife was on a business trip and we also visited my daughter and her family.
Forum: Food and Drink 06-03-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By chrisinhouston
A few more:

A few more:
Forum: Food and Drink 06-03-2019, 10:18 AM
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Posted By chrisinhouston
More from the PNW including visits to Vancouver...

More from the PNW including visits to Vancouver and Seattle.
Forum: Food and Drink 06-03-2019, 10:16 AM
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Views: 438
Posted By chrisinhouston
Dining out with me

Here are some recent meals I've had when dining out.

These are from a recent trip to Idaho and the PNW. Lots of good Asian inspired dishes there. Fried Tofu, Ramen, Scallop Yakitori, Poke salad.
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By chrisinhouston
I was actually lying on my back by the pool when...

I was actually lying on my back by the pool when I took that, the buildings around the area were like a big circle. All the shots were done in the central business district area of Brisbane, most...
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By chrisinhouston
They had lots of street art. I saw kids climbing...

They had lots of street art. I saw kids climbing on the big balls, the knobs on them are kind of like the ones on rock walls in gyms.
Forum: Cities and Travel 07-07-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By chrisinhouston
The line from the center fishing rod goes up 15...

The line from the center fishing rod goes up 15 feet or so to an outrigger and from there goes farther out to the ocean than the lower lines. It is held by a rubber band, if a fish strikes the rubber...
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
They have good jerky, I even found one from...

They have good jerky, I even found one from kangaroo. Beer goes well with jerky! Pork belly was also on most menus.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
They put rocket or arugula on a lot of dishes, it...

They put rocket or arugula on a lot of dishes, it must be grown everywhere down there. And you get beetroot on the burgers which we actually liked.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
Just about every casual place has their version...

Just about every casual place has their version of Fish and Chips and Lamb burgers.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
This one place on the river, Stokehouse was...

This one place on the river, Stokehouse was really nice. The dishes were small and a bit pricey but were all good and very creatively presented.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
They had really good oysters. Turkish pizza was...

They had really good oysters. Turkish pizza was really good at one place, Pide I think they call it.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
We drank a lot of wine there as well as some good...

We drank a lot of wine there as well as some good beer. Seafood in Brisbane was very fresh. Also a lot of good Asian food.
Forum: Food and Drink 07-07-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By chrisinhouston
Eating Australia

I took pictures of some of the meals we had in restaurants. Australia has pretty good food overall. They do serve chips with just about everything though. And you have to ask for tomato sauce and not...
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