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The Rest of the Best: The 10 Best Places to Just Go and Think in Houston

It's a very busy time to be alive. We're coming out of a recession, and those of us who have jobs are working as a hard as we can to make sure it stays that way. The underemployed and jobless spend every moment trying to find a way to keep their particularl trains a-going. It's a time of crisis for the Rebel Alliance is what I'm getting at.

Walking from one job to another the other day I abruptly stopped and just sat down on the curb in the sun to sip a Route 44 Coke Zero and watch the traffic go by. It was a mere fifteen minutes of slightly less noise in the day, but it made me reflect on how desperately important it is to have these little mental vacations if you don't want to be shipped off somewhere where they don't let you have anything sharp to write with.

So I did some digging around, and if you're trying to find an appropriate place to let your thoughts gather then there are ten really good spots in Houston.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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