Friday, May 31, 2019

Big leap for a sculpture

I think that we have posed a photo of this large Giacometti-like sculpture before, but this shot I took kind of makes it look like he is leaping. Well, it did to me, anyway.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Creative concept

Here you see Linda constructing a cool piece of artwork from interestingly shaped orange pieces of wood. This was at the newly rehabbed Laguna Gloria art museum.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jazz Snacks

Our favorite jazz club, Parker, offers meat and cheese plates to accompany the music and our favorite drinks.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019

From a Certain Angle...

Walking across the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge, there is a certain spot where our building still looms up (beyond the salvia). Many of the buildings in this picture have arrived since we moved here.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

What Do You Have for Me?

These two with their mom at the dog park were trying to behave to get a treat I think. Quite the size difference.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

More Movie Mural

This is another part of the Alamo Drafthouse South Mural. Movie references?

Friday, May 24, 2019

Movie Mural

This is part of a mural on the Alamo Drafthouse South. We speculate there are movie references??

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Caught in the Act

This one in the shopping center with the Alamo is kind of meta if you imagine the artist painting the spray painter painting the Austin....

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

South Lamar Mural and Graffiti

This graffiti on South Lamar near downtown seems to have acquired some graffiti as well. What's the difference?

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Roses Are Doing Great This Year

Every rose bush I see this spring is rife with bud and bloom. Someone told me it was the rain in January that made them so prolific. Maybe. They are beautiful this year.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Spray Painters Saga

I guess this mural has been on Seventh for a while, but we don't usually walk along there.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Living with her boots on!

This young lady said she purchased her fancy boots in Albuquerque. She let us take a shot of them and chatted with us for a while.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Waiting to row? Or just sunning.

This young couple seemed to be waiting for someone to show up with a boat so they could get in some rowing.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Dogs are delighted to dip!

As we walk through the doggie park on Auditorium Shores, we never fail to see some dogs who have splashed in the lake.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Looking for breakfast

This family seemed to be from a European country. They were looking for a place to have breakfast and we gave them some ideas.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Senior recital for Sarah

Our talented friend Sarah Milligan was hitting some serious jazz licks during her senior recital at the University of Texas the other night. Her mom was there to cheer her on, as were we.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Colorful outfit

An Easter party guests takes time to text a friend about the fun she's having.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Don't hold back!

Here you see a young lady trying to break the pinata! She wasn't holding back.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Easter finery

Here you see the party host Kate with your blogger FFP. We had a great time!

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Bunnies on the loose

"10-4 good bunnies, we got ourselves a convoy."  I loved these tasty treats -- so clever!

Friday, May 10, 2019


Two of our friends at the annual Easter party say hello and pose for a shot.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Quite a pair

Here you see Linda and a party guest in their outfits-- lots of colorful garb at this fancy affair!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Easter Sunday party

Quite a spread! We will treat you to some photos from the annual Easter extravaganza that our friends Kate and Rebecca host.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Truffles are no trifle

We dined at Da Marco in Houston recently. Our waiter cooked my pasta dish with shaved white truffles tableside. It was scrumptious.

Monday, May 6, 2019

The Egg

This amazing metal sculpture is in the midst of the Museum District in downtown Houston. How they made this object -- so perfectly -- I'll never know.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Lamb -- yes ma'am!

We will throw in a few shots from a Houston jaunt -- I had this lamb ragout dish at La Villa in Houston recently. It was simmered for seven hours-- very tasty!

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Down home BBQ

Linda and I enjoyed plates of barbecue with the fixings at House Park BBQ the other day. Delish!

Friday, May 3, 2019

Blast from the past

House Park BBQ has this poster up in their dining room. It's over twenty years old. Lots of patina in this place! Food is great, by the way.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019


This display of flora in East Austin recently included these purple blossoms. Today is theme day for City Daily Photo and the theme is "Purple." Click here to see what other participants in the portal posted today.