Howard Johnson Clearlake
Travel Blogs from Houston
... screens and alternate path gravel pack screens getting manufactured. Also saw premium screens in final stages of manufacture. Day ended around 4:30pm...shattered, jet lag getting the most of me. I went for a run in the hotel gym just to make sure that I was physically exhausted to sleep well tonight. Dinner at The Capital Grille tonight - alone - beautiful steak topped with crab meat, and a gorgeous Tempranillo in hand. Lunch with Hoagie and NOV tomorrow! Over and ...
... reservation a month prior.
Low and behold, we had to take a bus!!!!
The sound of this was terrifying, "36 hours on a bus from Houston to Los Angeles. But you know what? It was actually as bad as it sounds, and it made Amtrak not so bad, however, we split it up and discovered one of my favorite new places that I had never been to, Las Cruses, New Mexico. Very friendly people, ...
... where are they from, what do they do, children, hobbies, vacations, you name it. Today I didn't think Herb would get to interview anyone, but he got to talking to the man who owns the restaurant, founded by his grandfather and the folks sitting across from us, who turned out to be from Sweden. We've been watching cruise ships in the harbor outside our room, too. Tonight we placed bets on which ships would still be in port. It's been a great place to stay, the "Imperial ...
... I received my audio guide and inspected the piece more closely. It was entitled, simply, "Woman Ironing," but it was awesome. Painted during his "Blue Period," it was full of texture, just a hint of yellow peeking out beneath the grey, and totally emitting despair. I think these are my favorite paintings by him. These and the circus pieces.
Every time I think of Picasso, I have the knee jerk reaction that his work is overrated. Then when ...
... leave came on May 31st and still no word of the visa. I spend that weekend very confused and wondering when it would come. The airlines had to confirm a flight for me and made another flight for me on the Wednesday the 5th. At this point I wanted to leave the 31st, but then I was starting to wonder if my visa was even going to come on my actual flight date on that Wednesday. That Friday the 31st I called and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking