This patch of pampas grass caught my eye as I was driving through parts of downtown today. It reminded me of my childhood when we would use the stalks to play sword fight with one another. In my dreams, sometimes, pampas grass is overgrown and there is a tall abandoned brick building where we used to play together. The four of us, running through the fields of tall grass, a tornado looming in the distant… […]
The second time it snowed in past few months here in Houston. Not one to be stuck inside with cabin fever, I took a stroll down the neighborhood and that eventually led to a drive through downtown, visiting my favorite haunts and discovering more hidden spots. This town is perfect when it’s desolate on days like this.
I finally woke up early enough to experience James Turrell’s Skyspace light sequence. Walking up to the space, the quietness of the morning was quite eerie as if sound had been wiped out just in this part of the world. I’ve seen plenty of beautiful pictures of the space before, but experiencing the lights in person is really amazing. As I walked up the stairs to meet my friend, I couldn’t help but exclaim that […]
I took my niece and nephew to the Bayou Bend Gardens for a quick photo session during my Spring Break. I was hoping to catch the pink magnolias in full bloom, but unfortunately, missed it by a week. We were able to enjoy the camellias, tulips and azaleas that were still showing their vibrant pink blooms. I really love this garden and have been meaning to visit it at least once a year. You have […]
A few images from a photo session last winter that I forgot I had…
I found this hidden spot while scouting and hiking around a local park awhile back but the area was too wet during the rainy season to explore. The weather right now is perfect as the ground is dry and the air is cold and crisp enough that everything around is quiet (even though there are plenty of joggers nearby), it feels almost as if I’m in my own secret garden. I was really drawn to […]