A view of Cypress Creek in Wimberley… The river and Cypress Creek are two of the many wonderful things about Wimberley. Cypress Creek flows out of Jacob’s Well and increased use of groundwater in the area with the area’s growth threatens our wonderful environment. Water is precious — don’t waste it!
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.
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.
This was taken at Bob and Zeina Cook’s house at the Wimberley Studio Tour. I noticed some sun rays on the yellow rose and had to get my camera.
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!
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…