Monday, August 25, 2014

Texas

I spent last week in a very hot state: Texas. Almost every day reached the high 90's. But what is that when one is surrounded by amazing friends?
The food was incredible. Not only the Mexican food, but also the African food which we had one day and I failed to get a good picture of.
The squirrel below was either stuck or very content watching us swim. ;)
Ahh, that was some good ice cream!
Julie, Beth, and me. 
Sometimes I see things and I want to capture it exactly how I saw it. This was one attempt. I was lying on the bed (which I did a lot. I was very lazy on this trip. ;)) with my glasses off (therefore Tara's face was quite blurry) and when I opened my eyes and saw this I thought it was too cool not to capture. Its harder than you think to get a picture of what you see.... This one did not turn out exactly like I wanted. Sigh. Never stop trying.
Below is the building from which J. F. Kennedy was shot at.
Do you know which window?
And below is the X where he was shot.
I realize the huge grin on my face is probably not so appropriate for the subject being filmed....
In the back-ground is the Reunion Tower and the hotel to which it is attached.


There are many beautiful trees in Dallas. Quite a green city, as my brother pointed out.
A random little cabin in the middle of Dallas.
Below is the Old Red Museum of Dallas.

Yes, we went all the way to the top of the tower. The floor spins! Not too fast but fast enough to see all the way around in 45 minutes while staying seated. The view was incredible!
And so were the hamburgers! :)
Don't get dizzy looking down!

I found myself a cowboy! Too bad he didn't fit in my suitcase...
The amazing people I was with all week.
Me, Tara, Julie, and Beth.
Tell her not to jump and she won't listen to you.  :p
I also got visit my brother, Jesse, the day before I left Texas. We went to the Art Museum.
He might be a model. You never know... :)
I think that the most exciting thing we did all week was go to the stockyards. I not only got to ride a horse....
Ok, that's a joke. Sadly I didn't ride any horses....
But I also got to see my first rodeo!!!! A thrilling thing indeed!


The Dallas skyline at night. I wish I had a better camera....
I am thanking God for the beautiful memories that were made on this trip and for all the laughs that will give me wrinkles when I'm old. :)
A merry heart does good, like medicine. Proverbs 17:22

1 comment:

  1. I know this is late, but I loved looking at your pictures. Miss you!

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