Robert Boyd ends his series of bicycle tours through the Memorial Villages with a ride through the west end of Spring Valley, and concludes:
Perhaps this is a good way to characterize the Memorial Villages. They will tolerate eccentricity, but only a very small amount of it.
These are wealthy folks, and I bet many of them consider themselves to be individualists. Let your freak flags fly! You live in the Villages–you’ve made it. So do something wild and unique with your house and yard that proclaims your uniqueness.
After the jump, a few more photo gems from Boyd’s Spring Valley travelogue.
What’s behind the concrete noise wall along I-10? Dead space between Campbell and Anne:
And the end of Bade St.:
Boyd finds old Spring Branch High School Bear prints in the parking lot of Grob Stadium:
. . . and a screwy lamppost:
Along Campbell Road, the distinctive sign for Burden’s Vacuum Cleaner Company:
- Houston Streets 14–west end of Spring Valley [Boyd’s Blog]
- Previously in Swamplot: Spring Valley on Two Wheels, Memorial North: Hilshire Village and Spring Valley Bike Tour, Farnham Park Neighborhood Watch: Beware of Bicyclists Bearing Cameras, Sculptures and Vultures: East Hunters Creek Village Bike Tour
Photos: Robert W. Boyd