Travel Blogs from Houston
... pole in center field. The warning track is not up against the wall but rather a small hill that slopes up to the wall and has a flag pole (in the field of play) near the top. The distance to the wall here is 436 so it doesn't come into play too often and didn't for my game. Like Chase Field in Arizona the retractable roof was closed due to high temps. Unlike Chase Field, where the outdoor light came in from many places to the point where it didn't ...
... so we will be at the airport at 4am. (Ruthie doesn't know that part!). The rest of the posse, including our girls fly out at around 10am. We should all meet in Honolulu around 2pm Hulu-skirt time (+7 hrs Texas time). I imagine we will get unloaded, fed, and settled around midnite Hawaii time. That should make for a fun-filled 28hr period of no sleep for Ruthie and ...
Started at the Capitol building which governs Texas. Its elaborate design includes big Greek pillars and a dome at 283ft high making it the tallest congress building in the states. We were x rayed for firearms on entry then allowed to explore freely. The free tour guide we were out off by from the loud piercing American tour guides voice. After ascending to the highest balcony in the dome and finding hidden phalic symbols in the floor patterns we walked down the main avenue of ...
... pretty excited as Devon had lured them cleverly with promises of swimming in his pool that has a slide, playing pool and all sorts of fun and lots of food.
Devon plied us with Jamaican food the moment we set foot in his home - some spicy beef 'pasties' - really, really nice - and some jerk chicken wings which he'd marinated using an authentic Jamaican recipe - they brought tears to our eyes but were absolutely amazing.
Cody, the family dog, ...
... traffic cameras.
Made it to the airport with plenty of time to have a good burger before leaving.
Unfortunately, flying Delta to Atlanta and then on to *****ia. Really wish I was on the direct United flight. The smaller Delta plane also didn't feel good compared to the Singapore Air plane I was on for my last ...
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