The 7 Minor Annoyances That Drive Houstonians Crazy
|Photo by Patrick Feller|
|In Houston, winter looks like summer with fewer leaves.|
Damp and cool. Warm. Hot. Dry and cool. Repeat. If you want the brilliant colors that accompany New England autumn, you are out of luck here. We go straight from lush green trees to barren branches creaking quietly above piles of brown leaves that remain until "spring" -- we call that Texas mulch, son. Lest you think this is like California where pleasant evenings continue nearly year round, let me introduce you to August. And in winter -- or at least what passes for such a thing here -- we might have low of 38 and a high of 80 on the same day.