Murals are common in this part of Texas, and it is also common for businesses to try to draw attention away from their ugly utility meters and other distracting objects with decoration. This is the back of a building in New Braunfels.
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Last night’s sunset facing east, opposite the sunset, 7 pm, Rockport, Texas. Beautiful pink and blue. When you watch a sunset, don’t forget to turn around and see what’s behind you!
This is a corner of Gruene, Texas that I particularly like – appropriately rusty metal roofs, old wood, even a Texas flag, and best of all yellow bell blooming. For those who don’t know, the town name, Gruene, means green in German and is pronounced Green.
I was working in New Braunfels on Wednesday when one of my colleagues pointed out a 1950s Chevy Belair convertible parked in front of the gallery. So of course I ran out to take pictures of it… Here’s one of its wonderful hood ornament. What a hood ornament! The finish on the car was pretty much gone and around the hood ornament some nice rust had developed…
Great Blue Heron pair in flight near the rookery. Last night I was playing around with some techniques and textures and came up with this… Grace like this is what makes humans want to “fly like a bird.”
This is an infrared photograph of the Blanco River before the flood. I call it “Island in the River.” I have not checked if this island is still there. Intended to go to the river today, but it’s wet… very wet… Wimberley, TX