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Old 02-10-2008, 02:24 PM
 
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My Husband is considering a job with the Nasa, he is a mechanical engineer. What do you think of the area, elementary school, housing etc. We live in Florida and since his job is contract, we are keeping the house here. I have been checking on line the prices of the houses there and some range from the 100's to 300's in the nasa area. Any advice?

 
Old 02-10-2008, 09:25 PM
 
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Default I am looking for...

A gathering table in the shape of Texas or with a Texas theme. Any suggestions on where to look? Thanks.
 
Old 02-10-2008, 09:32 PM
 
Location: south by midwest
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Look at flea markets, resale shops and the like. There are too many to name. Try Google Maps to find some close to wherever you are.
 
Old 02-10-2008, 11:03 PM
 
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I am curious about the people who sell newspapers on the street. I first saw them in 77089 and thought they might just be folks trying to make a living in a poor area. Now I see people selling newspapers in Clear Lake, Webster, etc. Are they employees of the Houston Chronicles? I just can't see them as entrepreneurs selling only one product, which has a very low profit margin.
 
Old 02-10-2008, 11:31 PM
 
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Old 02-10-2008, 11:36 PM
 
Location: El Paso, TX
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Talk to local Craftsmen, I bet they can make you one.

How big of a table does it need to be? Should it be shaped as Texas, or Would a Square one do, with Texas flag painted on it, or the shape of Texas burned into it, and then a glass top?

What is this For, I know a few people that could put one together for you, but they will need more info.
 
Old 02-14-2008, 03:54 PM
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Location: Suburban Dallas
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A gathering table in the shape of Texas or with a Texas theme. Any suggestions on where to look? Thanks.
I was thinking of a store called Love From Texas. I'd have to look it up, though, but I'm sure Houston would have a store with a similar theme out at the Galleria.
 
Old 02-16-2008, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Houston (Memorial) and Western NC
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Does anyone know of any message boards or forums that apply to the Memorial area? I have found tons of boards for the suburbs but nothing for this specific area.
 
Old 02-16-2008, 12:36 PM
 
Location: south by midwest
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Wow, they're talking like something nasty is gonna hit us here tonight. Talking about tornadoes and golf ball sized hail and whatnot.

I've lived 25 years in and around Houston, and I have never seen a tornado (waterspout offshore, yes) or golf ball sized hail in my life....not the first time I've heard such a thing forecasted though. We'll see.
 
Old 02-16-2008, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Houston (Memorial) and Western NC
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I know it's a weatherman's wet dream. Here come all the roofing flyers on the door again.
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