Category Archives: Travel

Traveling

We’re going to be traveling for about the next week. I expect to be able to post some, but it may be a bit slow. Even for me. Thanks for stopping by! -Popgun

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Texas Grandma Goes to NYC

Texas Grandma is visiting J in NYC for the next few days. You New Yorkers up there, be nice to her, hear? Seriously, I believe she’s been up there three times before, and I’ve been twice. We’ve always had an … Continue reading

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J Has it Right

My son J , up in New York, has it right, some of the time – like right now. Here in East Texas, it is 97°F with a heat index of 105°F. The high is actually 100°F which we will … Continue reading

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Freedom in the United States

Here’s a PDF file that is a really nifty analysis of the state of individual freedom in the United States. Thanks to Bayou Renaissance Man for pointing it out. It was produced by William P. Ruger and Jason Sorens of … Continue reading

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Hot Springs, Arkansas in December

We are in Hot Springs, Arkansas with several friends for a (mostly) relaxing weekend. It’s the off-season for tourism, so in some ways it’s nice, although there are some things you can’t do, as the photo demonstrates: We think they’ve … Continue reading

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New York Visit – November 2008

As mentioned before, my wife and I went to visit our son in New York City. He lives over in Queens and commutes into Manhattan for work on weekdays. This was our second annual visit to New York. I’ll write … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Back…

We’re going to be traveling the next few days; going up to New York City to see how it is up there; visit our son, that sort of thing. It’s a different world there. Talk about culture shock. They may … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – being a Tourist

Howdy, Everybody; We visited many places in NYC; I’ll hit some of the high points here. The Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island –Our son had acquired online ferry tickets and the other ticket you need for access to the … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – Explosions and Bomb Scares

Howdy, Everybody; Funny how things just happen in New York City. First, on Tuesday 7/17/07 somebody leaves a container of used clothes at the Library, and it clears the library and several surrounding city blocks while the police bomb squad … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – #2

Howdy, everybody; It’s really interesting to me how I keep thinking about this trip to New York City from which I just returned. I find myself wanting to go back, to explore things at more leisure. NYC has a curious … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – First Impressions

Howdy, Everybody; My wife and I went on a visit to New York City in July 2007, to spend some time with our son. Talk about culture shock! From what passes for rural living in East Texas to probably the … Continue reading

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