Nostalgia: Houston

April 11, 2006 at 8:19 pm Leave a comment

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For awhile now, I’ve been feeling a strange need to revisit places I’ve lived. Anyway, it’s been 10 years since I was in Houston. I came close last year to returning for a day, but never did. I mostly felt isolated in Houston I think, but I also was like 13 when I lived there and most people feel that way. This is a picture of a Ronald Reagan head in Houston, it’s funny becuase I remember my dad telling me Reagan devalued the American currency so much his commenterative coin should be printed on cardboard. There’s a lot about Houston I didn’t know then that I’ve learned from sidelong glances at the occasional article, it did not have zoning codes for awhile making it a libertarian (or Regean-ee) dream while the bane of any urban planner anywhere you could consider it the anti-portland. At the same time, I think that’s part of the charm of Houston, that it mixes big business and the ability to rezone your house into a bar into one urban environment. I wonder how much of it has become skyscraper since I left.

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