Exploring Western Louisiana

January 21, 2015 – We’d never been to Louisiana, and today was our day to go explore the western edge of the state.  Wednesday morning we got on the road around rush hour, but fortunately we were heading way from Houston.  The drive quickly got us outside of the Houston outskirts and into long flat…

Flying to the First Ever PAX South

January 20, 2015 – We were some of the lucky folks to get three day passes for the first ever PAX South, in San Antonio, TX.  On Tuesday afternoon we headed to Boston Logan… and discovered that Central parking and Economy parking were both full, so we got to park in the overflow B (or Blue)…

Texas Gulf – Corpus Christi Area

February 9 – 11, 2014 – So, if you’re looking for a quick introduction to the Gulf, around Corpus Christi (and the area around Houston). what do we recommend? More BBQ at Rudy’s.  Rudy’s is a Texas chain that started in an old gas station.  They serve great moist brisket (always get the moist brisket), smoked…

San Antonio, TX

February 7 – 9, 2014 – We decided to take a few days off and go see a new-to-us part of Texas.  We got a direct flight to Houston Friday night, and a hotel just to the left of the city.  Unfortunately we also got a rental car from Hertz that was speed-limited to 80 mph….

Concert and Roadtrip

This map should explain it all… This trip was in the works for months, and it was a great break from work and a great last trip before the semester starts. For those of you that don’t know, Louisa and I basically drove all the way to Dallas to check out the Goo Goo Dolls…