Bridge Over (Un)Troubled Waters

OK. I admit this photo was taken traveling 65 mph, the car window down, traversing over a large body of water (for inland Texas anyway), in traffic, and with one hand…but the hot air balloon next to a setting sun was just too much (good) to ignore. Under bridge in Austin – oh the things you see and notice (not to mention the occasional pedestrian passing by on the other side) Continue reading Bridge Over (Un)Troubled Waters

Walking a Neighborhood in Bloom

My backyard Sour Cherry Tree (and not another pollinator anywhere close that I know of) Sneaking a picture of neighbor’s Daylily (this took some “stealth photography” exercises in order not to alert the yappy dogs of my encroachment) Petunias greet the postman every Spring day next door… I’ve had these Spiderlilies at my front door for many years, although the blooms get less each year as my trees give too much shade (a Jamaican gardener I once knew called these “Trashy Ladies”…he had his reasons and I’ll leave it at that) Why is it a rose – or that by … Continue reading Walking a Neighborhood in Bloom