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Old Mar 20th 2012, 3:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Emmas View Post
That's the same reason I want a truck when I get there

Anyhooo...

Ok, would peeps prefer a Sat or Sunday?

Yes, let's make it somewhere fairly central, hopefully then it's equal distance for everyone to travel. Let's fix a date, then we can sort out a location..

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Prefer a sunday. Two dates to note in May - Mother's Day 13th and Memorial Day 28th so prob avoid that weekend before.
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Old Mar 20th 2012, 3:56 pm
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That's the same reason I want a truck when I get there
I just saw a smart car on the way to dropping the kids off at school - now that must be a scarey ride!
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Old Mar 20th 2012, 3:59 pm
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I just saw a smart car on the way to dropping the kids off at school - now that must be a scarey ride!
I get that (a smart car) in London or New York or the like, but in Houston?? I just don't get it. It's not like there's only real small parking spaces it's easier to get a small car into.
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Old Mar 20th 2012, 4:27 pm
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Smart cars are

It takes all sorts I guess!!

I'm a trucker!
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Brazos Bend Park, before it gets too hot. Everyone brings food and drink, there are pits to BBQ on and the kids can run around chasing the Alligators.

Sorted...see ya all there
I guess none of you like my suggestion
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Whaddayamean - I was there - where were you? I had to eat my way thru 5lbs of hot dogs and a brisket all on my lonesome.....

Sure - Brazos is always a good day out - easy enough to get to from katy, but not sure how convenient it will be for others.............

So when are we talking?
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Old Mar 21st 2012, 10:22 pm
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I'm back in town for early May, just organise away and we will come along if we can
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Old Mar 21st 2012, 10:32 pm
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Whaddayamean - I was there - where were you? I had to eat my way thru 5lbs of hot dogs and a brisket all on my lonesome.....

Sure - Brazos is always a good day out - easy enough to get to from katy, but not sure how convenient it will be for others.............

So when are we talking?
Ha! Eat that much and you won't be able to run from the 'gators!

I think BB might be better in the fall/winter months, people with allergies will suffer big time right now!

So over to you to suggest, and as a lot of posters have kids I guess it needs to be child friendly. For us oldies it doesn't matter, just preferably on a Sat/Sunday (fingers crossed not when either of us are on call)
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Old Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17 pm
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Hi,

I'm gonna throw some dates at ya, and see what you think?

Sat 19th May or Sun 20th May?

or

Sat 2nd June or Sun 3rd June

I think Sugarmooma's idea of some kind of park/ food/maybe games! is a great idea...

Anyone know of one fairly central for everyone to get too?

On a side note.. anyone interested in a day out sometime to a water park??We love water parks! big kids

Em x
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Old Mar 22nd 2012, 10:53 pm
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prefer 19/20 May.
Dont mind driving out to Brazos as suggested but centrally there is Memorial or Hermann Park that have picnic spaces.
Could prob do with a dunk come the summer!
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Old Mar 22nd 2012, 11:39 pm
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I also prefer May dates as I can't do June. But I as I'm still new I have no idea where the places that have been suggested are located. Still finding my way around. I feel I know the Woodlands well but not really outside that area yet!
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I just saw a smart car on the way to dropping the kids off at school - now that must be a scarey ride!
Was it black? There is someone I know at work (also a Brit couple) who bought one.

There is also someone with a Lotus Elise. That is a crazy car to have here.
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Was it black? There is someone I know at work (also a Brit couple) who bought one.

There is also someone with a Lotus Elise. That is a crazy car to have here.
Crazy, but at least it's cool!!

May dates work for me too. Any of the suggested places work.
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Smartcar - no it was fluorescent lime green.....

Lotus - is that the British Racing green one - see it quite a bit outside the Dunn Bros near HEB Fry rd, but never seen who drives it. Nice, but can't imagine the a/c is too effective in the summer!

Dates - May probably better here too, before swim season gets in full swing in June....

Brown 18 - Brazos Bend is a long drive from you - googlemap it, and you'll see - but its a nice park, and worth a trip some time, if we don't do it this time.

Texas Jan - I read that as "could do with a dRunk" and kinda liked the way you were thinking. But somewhere more central may make sense...
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Originally Posted by texasjan View Post
prefer 19/20 May.
Dont mind driving out to Brazos as suggested but centrally there is Memorial or Hermann Park that have picnic spaces.
Could prob do with a dunk come the summer!
The nice thing about Brazos Bend is that it never gets too "over busy", there are no big ammenities there but you can reserve one of the covered areas for groups...

...or if you all want to visit the beach we could all head down to Galveston/Surfside/ Quintanna??? Just a few ideas ..
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