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Two million pounds of ice on a subtropical island!

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 01 January 2017 · 699 views

My sister likes to bring my nephew and a few other kids for an extended weekend to do some holiday sightseeing in Houston. I try to find something different to do every year, and this year was no exception!
They got here on Saturday, the 17th, and we started them off making Melted Snowman Cookies: 
bake sugar cookies
frost them with white cook...

Sculpted in Steel

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 22 May 2016 · 1,190 views

My sister (Chelle) came up for the weekend with my nephew (Zander) and his sister (Aubrey).  We took them to the Museum of Fine Arts to see Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940
Chelle checking out the 1929 Bugatti Type 46
Zander looking at the 1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet  (only took...

Houston Art Car Parade 2015, followup

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 18 April 2015 · 1,591 views


Mom came up from Lake Jackson to stay with me for an extended weekend. After work, mom & I headed up to Discovery Green for the Art Car Sneak Peek to check out some of this year's entrants. My favorites from the event:

T-Bone aka Tex Mex Rex

Shopper Chopper


Peep Jeep - Yeah Baby!

Entry #255 , it doesn't ma...

Houston Art Car Parade 2015

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 20 March 2015 · 1,350 views

After many years of inviting them, my sister and her family are finally coming up for the Houston Art Car Parade !  
Not only that, my brother-in-law is entering a vehicle!  Here's a teaser - what could it be?!?!  I'll add more photos later.

The parade's been moved up a month, this year it'll be on April 11th instead of in...

Houston Art Car Parade, 2012

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 12 May 2012 · 4,385 views

Here's a few videos and a few photos from this year's parade to whet your appetite. 300+ photos can be found here.

Mr Green is a walking machine

B & B DoubleHeader Art...

National Night Out

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 04 October 2011 · 3,170 views

Tonight's National Night Out for the Houston area. I thought it'd be fun to demo my games to the neighbors. I've got two 2600s and a 7800 that I'm going to set up in the driveway.

To make it easier for them to play Medieval Mayhem, I used these

to color code the paddles. I took a purple...

How dry is it?

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 22 August 2011 · 1,046 views

I take my bike out each evening for about an hour. I wait until 7pm to go out due to the weather we've been having in Houston. We normally see only 4 100+ days per year, but yesterday we tied the record of 32 100+ days in the year. The...

Houston Art Car Parade, 2011

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 23 May 2011 · 2,397 views

Time again for another Art Car Parade! Just a few photos to wet your appetite...

Houston Art Car Parade, 2010

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 08 May 2010 · 2,537 views

Grand Marshall Dan Aykryod
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Some of my favorites from this year:

Two front ends, two drivers. Very maneuverable as you can see in this videos I found on...

Houston Art Crawl

Posted by SpiceWare, in Houston 26 November 2009 · 1,601 views

I've been attending the Houston Art Crawl for the past few years to support my friend Theresa, who shows off her art during the event. The Art Crawl takes place in various old warehouses downtown that have been converted into artist studios over the years, and is held...

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