Take a one second shutter speed and a zoom lens and some patience and your everyday pets are elevated to mystical 'trippy' beings shining out into the universe. Behold my dog And my fish (in their trans-dimensional aquarium)
What do you dream of? My son became a Canyon Vista Honours student yesterday for his kindness and responsibility. He got a haircut today. He dreams of being a musician in a rock band. My current dream is to be a photographer. My class at ASOO brought me one step closer to that today. New... Continue Reading →
Its dark at the North Door music club, the sound of the drums, guitars, keyboards, singers reverberates confidently around the balconied venue, I am drinking beer even though its Sunday afternoon trying to get into the watching a band vibe. In my other hand I clutch a type written list of songs and names. I... Continue Reading →
Dad left yesterday. Soon he will be over 4000 miles away. I won't see him for months. This is the expat burden. No popping round to friends and family for coffee or Sunday lunch. No casual meet ups at the cinema or spontaneous trips to the seaside. I dropped Dad off at Austin Bergstrom Airport... Continue Reading →
Today we visited Natural Bridge Caverns. I have visited caves in Wales France and Italy but these were by far the best in terms of rock formation that I have ever seen. I felt in a completely different dimension as we walked ever lower 180 foot below the surface in the darkness with pools of light... Continue Reading →
I love walking round and looking at the diverse sculpture at Laguna Gloria: part of the Contemporary Art Museum in Austin. The old house and gardens are nearly surrounded by water as the old Italianate House sits on a bend in the Colorado River. It is a romantic location with endless vistas and hidden gems... Continue Reading →
I used to visit Heathrow Airport in London just for fun as a child. I still like Airports. Austin with its live music and statues is cool. Small enough to be friendly large enough to be interesting. Today Austin Airport was even better. Because today my beloved niece arrived their on the one daily flight... Continue Reading →
No words. Just that marvelous blue blue Texas sky on a day when the temperature climbed back to 70F and I thought about turning on the air-conditioning in the car.