Visiting the Museum of Fine Arts Houston is one of my favorite things to do when I come back to Houston from Austin for breaks. They have my favorite painting, The Corn Poppy by Kees Van Dongen, on permanent display as well as James Turrell's The Light Inside tunnel. When I was a kid, I used to believe that if you fell off the runway in the tunnel, you would fall into a "fog" forever and never be able to get out!
While I may be 21 and understand now that the drop off that runway is only a few feet down, I still find the museum to be just as magical and captivating as it was all those years ago. I always make a day of it when I visit the museum, starting with a cute outfit and ending with some kind of food or coffee. Since I've been limiting my caffeine intake lately coffee wasn't on the agenda today -- but we had an amazing lunch at The Black Labrador on Montrose. I'm not a fan of authentic English dishes like fish n chips, but I did find a pretty good chicken club sandwich and french fries to satisfy my 5-year-old's palette.Read More