Have you ever heard of Oatmeal, Texas? Well, don't feel bad, neither had I.
Oatmeal is a small unincorporated community near the town of Bertram, close to where we were staying on our vacation. What put Oatmeal on the map (literally) is its annual Oatmeal Festival that began in 1978.
John and I couldn't pass up visiting a place named Oatmeal. I posed by the large oatmeal box, the symbol of the festival and the town, while John took my picture.
I was expecting the box to be bigger and better proportioned. I was a little bit disappointed until I found out that this is not just a decorative piece, but is actually the community's 20-foot water tower painted to look like a box of oatmeal.
Well, I can't really find fault with that.
Read more about the history of the Oatmeal Festival here.