Best Western Alvin Inn
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... everyone he knew to check it out.
From there it was only 70 miles or so to Galveston TX. I went south on TX124 in Winnie TX to the beach and headed west. The oil wells are still pumping and there were wells very close to the beach. I road 40 or so miles along the water until I hit a FREE Ferry to Galveston.
The sun is shining, I am nearly done with this blog and might even get to walk around a little.
I got down here and ...
We jumped on an earlier bus from SA to Houston which was a pretty quick bus ride - about 4.5 hours! We stayed at an Airbnb about 15minutes drive from Downtown Houston. The lady we stayed with was Mel and even though she was lovely - 2 days was enough. She was very opinionated and also invited herself out to dinner on night one. (Good thing is that she drove and it was amazing Lebanese food with Hookah.) In the morning, we caught Uber into downtown Houston to ...
... area of the town, to house the extensive collection of the Menil family. It is an eclectic collection, with a 20th C wing and an antiquities wing. There were special displays on Magritte and Lee Bontecou in the modern wing, a separate building exclusively for Cy Twombly's massive canvasses, and a chapel devoted to Rothko. I am afraid we didn't really do justice to Rothco, the octagonal chapel has 14 huge black canvases surrounding ...
... hat, gold rings on each finger and about ten gold chains around his neck. Many crazy stories to tell and a laugh to be around. It's like being at the circus all day. As randy says, Teresa deserves an academy award for putting up with him. She has the patience of a saint and quickly pulls randy back in line if he gets a bit too loose :-) these guys are great people. We were so grateful for their hospitality and time that they put into us. The first day we stayed they took us out ...
... We had some chicken wings, shared a couple of Rolling Rocks, laughed and joked, and perhaps would have made plans to come back manana to watch the Packers at 7 pm. But considering the weather tomorrow became a travel day; it all depends on the weather. Stormy weather we drive to Port Lavaca, searching for the sun. As I edit this, out pops the sun, but the wind is blowing hard off the Gulf.I have to tell you now, I am a little disappointed as Tom and Michelle ...