Anthology Texas
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Anthology Texas

The Lindley Fist at Smither Park (Courtesy The Orange Show)

Smither Park sports a great big Houston smile on its face as it takes visitors on a whimsical journey that asks them to ignore the sad realities of life.

The contemporary folk art installation park sparkles in a blue-collar neighborhood where families allow their dogs to roam the streets unleashed while they have birthday parties in the driveways. This park, unveiled in 2011, serves Houston as its first folk-inspired green leisure park named after the late John Smither, a prominent…



An anthology of Texas: A collection of stories about its people, places, issues and attractions.

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Lora-Marie Bernard

Lora-Marie is your favorite Texas author guiding you through a journey of her favorite sites, people and places with her modern view of Texas history.