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Yesterday, our last day in the big city was spent taking it easy and just wandering around.  We thought we would drive over to the Galleria Mall and look around – the day before we had driven past and saw a huge water fountain display a couple blocks away so first we parked in the parking deck and walked over to see it before shopping.  The water fountain is huge and across from a very tall building

the water wall

A huge wall of water the water is on the back side also and behind this front that almost looks like an entrance to a building.  It was very pretty and popular – could not get a photo without people in it but because of that you can see how very large it is.

the back of water wall

We wandered around the mall which was huge – we had been there last in 1986 when the girls were with us – needless to say it has been remodeled plenty of times I’m sure, and added on to perhaps – a nice large ice skating rink on the lower level – we were lucky to see some children practicing for a Christmas program perhaps I have those photos on the camera though not the phone so will look things over when we get home to see what might still be fun to share.

I finally dug out the hexies and got to work on them after we got back to the hotel from supper at PF Changs – nice meal of Chinese food.

Heading home today – I actually wrote this last night and scheduled post – it is about an 8 hour drive so depending on what time we finally get out of that huge city it might be evening by time we get home!  Maybe I will work on the hexies on the drive – we will see depending on the roads – sometimes too bumpy to do so!

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  • Teresa Rawson Nov 7, 2016

    How exciting that you got to go to the show! I have not been to that show since 1995…I lived in Galveston for 4 years and went every year. It was huge then, I am sure it is much “huger” now. When I was there last, most of the quilts, vendors and food were on the main floor. What a nice little treat your husband gave you following your good eye check up! Congrats on not buying much, LOL!
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    • Karen Nov 8, 2016

      This place was so spread out – must have been much smaller when it was all on one floor – have no idea why they had the food area on the 3rd floor and in an area that made it the longest walk to do! I almost think the vendor area was larger than the quilt area – and so much just devoted to sewing machines and long arms – I would have loved to see more devoted to the traditional hand quilting quilters. We know there are actually a lot of us out there.

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