October 22nd, 2006

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everything's coming up roses

Today I drove two hours into piney east Texas to meet my friend Gene at the Tyler Rose Garden so that we could go hiking. The roses were in peak condition, then we found ourselves watching a parade which featured madcap shriners on mini-cars and waving rose princesses. Then we went hiking around a wooded lake where flowers bloomed and leaves had begun turning. Then we went to a lunch buffet place which served all the sushi I could eat for 7 dollars or so. We had a grand time, and I have more to share, but this evening I will share a Collapse )
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Join me at the Rose Festival

Please join me for a somewhat shaky and always fun hand-held excursion to the 2006 Tyler Rose Festival, in Tyler, Texas. We'll see red and yellow roses, Shriners on mini-cars, marching belly dancers and dogs on proud parade:

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It's been a bit sluggish for me, but I hope that is just youtube traffic and not a deeper issue.