A quick stop for coffee. For coffee my choices are the Starbucks at Hulen and Bellaire, the Starbucks downtown, or the Starbucks on University. I chose the Starbucks on University. Notice a trend here.
This is Texas, and this is Cowtown. Hence the skulls.
Beard Progress Report: About what I expected. This is usually where I get disgusted and give up. I've decided to push on this time. Hopefully things will start filling in.
I don't know what led me to this, but a couple of weeks ago but I looked up home prices on a Detroit, Michigan realty site. The thought of buying a nice old home for $12,000 was really attractive to me. The idea of patrolling the edges of my property with an assault rifle to keep the thieving hordes away was not so attractive. I wonder what day to day life must really be like for the average citizen of Detroit. Are things really as bad as the media portrays?
Today my wife came across some photos from a blog post titled "Feral Houses" on the Sweet-Juniper blog. Amazing. How could this happen to a major U.S. city? You should take the time to browse through this blog. There are some amazing but heartbreaking photos of fantastic buildings going to waste.
Abandoned zoo. This is from another post on the same blog.
From a post titled Four Rooms.
You can also check out this blog by a Detroit cyclist. Very interesting.