Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Bling bling!

Even the high-end jewelers were getting into the act around the SXSW environs.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Picnic time

These colorful picnic tables invite passersby to sit down and enjoy the offerings of the food trucks in the hood.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

More signal strength -- NOW!

 When SXSW hits downtown, they need more signal power for all the cell phones-- so extra towers are set up for the duration of the event.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Yesterday's Sunrise

The clouds that rolled in from the norther we had yesterday almost block the sunrise.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Come on down!

The traffic outside the convention center was stacked up during SXSW as people set up their trade show exhibits. Everyone was having a good time!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015


These ladies were pitching their new mobile advertising service at SXSW.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Afternoon repast

After we dropped our taxes off to our CPA the other day, we decided to have a snack or two at Josephine House.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Pineapple Tat!

Our server at a local restaurant let us take a photo of her outstanding pineapple tattoo. She was really nice.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Life is a cabaret, old chum

Here you see our friend Stuart Mouton doing his cabaret show -- "The lives of Me" with a fine supporting cast.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Mounted patrol

These pretty horses are doing their civic duty by working for the Austin police.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Where's mom?

This sweet dog was parked in a chair outside Royal Blue Grocery the other day while his master did a quick bit of shopping.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015


The dessert lineup at Fonda San Miguel's Sunday brunch is amazing. We ate there not long ago.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

I think that I shall never see

This tree was full of blooms -- too pretty not to take a shot when we walked by. 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Panoramic vision

Here is the latest shot from our gym balcony. Our town is growing up.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Street art

This nicely-designed glass sculpture adorns the sidewalk outside the new JW Marriott hotel in downtown Austin. You also have a glimpse here of my partner in life, Linda Ball, taking another photo.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A nice memory

I see little flowers like this along the footpaths and wonder who they are for.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mazel tov!

We went to a terrific Bat Mitzvah the other night. This band kicked things off in fine style.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Austin, old and new

We enjoy eating at Threadgill's. Sometimes I look at  the photos on the wall and hope that I can find our faces from the Armadillo World Headquarters in the 1970s in them.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Yes, we have some bananas!

Lots of runners stopped by the refreshments table after the Freescale Marathon to grab some snacks. Bananas were very popular!

Sunday, March 8, 2015

That's a tall order!

This fellow on stilts was posing with people after the Freescale marathon and lots of runners lined up to have their photos taken with him.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Let's hear it for the winners!

These fresh-faced youngsters were celebrating that they had finished the marathon.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Marathon aftermath

Congress Avenue was full of people after the Freescale Marathon -- runners and well-wishers.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Mime, mime. What a marathon!

This mime was only too happy to pose with people after the Freescale Marathon in February.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High five, Alice!

Here you see Linda giving Alice proper respect. This was part of the Alice in Wonderland exhibition at the Ransom Center at the University of Texas.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Fantastic flora

I thought that these flowers at the Four Seasons Hotel were especially pretty. We were there for a two day staycation in February. Very nice.

Monday, March 2, 2015

A rose by any other wine

I loved this display of roses that was out for the post-performance Ballet Austin party on Valentine's Day/Night!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

We All Grow Old

It's the first of the month and so it's theme day at City Daily Photo. The theme is aging. This is a picture of FFP's dad at his 100th birthday party in 2010. He died in 2011. His sister who is beside him in this picture is still alive. They were both born in Austin, Texas.Click here to see how other City Daily Photo participants interpreted this theme.