These striking flowers are called Pride of Barbados or Red Bird of Paradise or probably other things as well. These particular instances are growing at the side of the Visitors Center in Wimberley. I could not resist capturing them!
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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
These are wine grapes just starting to turn. This photograph was taken on a vineyard tour at Driftwood Winery.
Cypress Creek taken at Blue Hole in Wimberley, processed to convey the mood I felt when I took the photograph. This is one of the most beautiful places in Wimberley. Plus, in summer, a swimming hole!
Blanket flower, Firewheel, Gaillardia — all names for this beautiful flower that is blooming nearly everywhere, it seems, in the Hill Country now. It’s also good to see a bee. A real bee. They seem to have become so rare…