Coast Guard Slowly Reopens Houston Ship Channel – Update – gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The headline should probably read “an inconvenient truth,” but I thought this deserves a little more seriousness than that. KIPP Academy has been operating in Galveston since Hurricane Ike ravaged the island and put a dent in enrollment in Galveston. According to tale, it costs about 1.5 million more to run the KIPP campuses than […]
Thank you to the Occupy Houston protestors to marched yesterday in Downtown Houston. Regretfully, I was not able to attend this march which was held in part to mark two months since the beginning of the Occupy effort in New York city. (Both photos in this post are from the Occupy Houston Facebook page. Above […]
(Blogger’s Note—This is a post I run each year. It merits another go-round because the places I list here are good places to go.) Where should you and your family take a summer vacation this year? Where should you go by yourself or with that someone special for an excellent summer trip? The answer is clear enough. […]
This upcoming Saturday the good people of Galveston will vote on the question of ending free parking on the Galveston Seawall. Above are campaign yard signs about this issue that I took pictures of over the past weekend. From the Galveston County Daily News— “…..Charge up to $8 a day to park along the seawall […]
The dead gave every outward appearance of being at rest two days ago in Galveston, Texas. My view is that they are indeed at rest. (Photo copyright 2011 Neil Aquino.)
When the boats that are part of the Bolivar Ferry service need some repairs or a tune-up, it seems that they are taken to the spot you see above in the Houston Ship Channel. The red boat and the yellow boat in the picture are each part of the Bolivar Ferry. The Bolivar Ferry is […]
Here is Patriotic Ocean Santa. I saw him on the Galveston Seawall three days ago. He sure must have been hot in that suit because it was 82 degrees three days ago. Please have a nice and safe holiday. Please be kind to others. (Photo copyright Neil Aquino.)