Fairfield, TX is our new little hometown. We're enjoying our time here so far. It's another little town with a sweet historic downtown.
Here's a line of old buildings that circle around the courthouse:
And here's the courthouse itself. Isn't it pretty?:
There's a cannon from the civil war in front of the courthouse. We were surprised that the civil war (excuse me, the War of Northern Aggression) extended this far west.:
They have their Christmas decorations up already too (I particularly liked Wagoner's little snowflake decorations, but these are also cute):
The town is nice - small and friendly. There's a quilt shop downtown that we visited today and it's very nice with lovely fabric. I had to really restrain myself! There's also a store that sells guns, rifles, etc. called the Tradin' Post. Noel liked that one. :) No HEB here, but a nice little grocery store called Brookshire Brothers. We found some coffee creamer that's a peppermint mocha flavor and it's SO GOOD. I highly recommend.
Now, having been in Texas for several weeks on and off, I've noticed something interesting. There are lots of church-going people around here, and it's....interesting to see that people find different ways to express their religious beliefs and sense of community. In Houston, we saw a billboard for the Branded For Christ Cowboy Church. We found this hilarious.
Then yesterday while doing laundry at the campground, Noel noticed this: