Sunday, December 31, 2006

A Perfect Texas Oak

The most common tree in the Texas flatlands is the Oak Tree. They dot the landscape from San Antonio up to the Northern Texas border.

Saturday, December 30, 2006

Dallas Dog Park

This is not an official dog park but is used as one in Highland Park just off of Douglas St. It is a great place to go walk around.

Friday, December 29, 2006

Atrium Building

This building in Downtown Dallas has a beautiful atrium inside of its walls. It faces East towards City Hall on the Eastern side of the city.

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Inside Dallas' New Terminal D

The new International Terminal at DFW Airport will be busy this weekend. I am just glad that I am not traveling.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Vacant Building

It may look like a downtown brownstone but really it's an office at the Southlake Town Center. Every time I go to this new complex I feel like I am in Back to the Future.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Fields of Green

Even in winter you can find some greenery in Dallas. This Oak tree spotted meadow is in Castle Hills, 15 miles north of Dallas.

Monday, December 25, 2006

Merry X Mas

Seasons Greetings from North Texas.

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Giant Ornaments

Tis the season for oversized ornaments. These sit on the lawn leading up to Sabre Holdings Corporate HQ just outside of Trophy Club.

Saturday, December 23, 2006

Winter Prairie Grasses

In the winter in North Texas the prairie grasses change to a bright yellow giving the vision of golden fields.

Friday, December 22, 2006

Frisco Square X Mas Tree

This is the focal point at Frisco Square this Christmas season. This area is starting to thrive and the Square is one reason.

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Keep Out

It looks like a very nice stone wall but really it's the boundary to Vaquero. This ultra high end development in Westlake has the wall guarding the internal goods.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Cow Mural

Southlake, Texas has done a cow mural theme around town just like in many other cities. This one depicts 3 cowgirls in the prarie.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Pizza Hut Park

This is the South entrance to Pizza Hut Park is located in Frisco, located north of Dallas and is home to the Major League Soccer team (FC Dallas) based here in North Texas.

Monday, December 18, 2006

DFW Airport Movement

This was taken from the AirTrain above Terminal A at DFL International Airport.

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Field and Sky

The blue Texas sky and the dried out winter field contrast nicely in Westlake, Texas. This was taken yesterday when the weather was an unseasonably warm 78 degrees.

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Highland Park Fountain

This is the entrance to Highland Park. This area is the sister city to Beverly Hills, CA.

Friday, December 15, 2006

Weaved Sculpture

This interesting sculpture sits outside of the Latino Cultural Center in NE Dallas.

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Holly Tree

Sorry I have not posted the last couple days but I was out of town.

This photo taken in Highland Park reminds me of the Christmas season.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Dick's Last Resort and Hooters

This is Hooters and Dick's Last Resort on a Saturday evening just before a Maverick's game. This area of town buzzes on game night.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

West End Marketplace

This is the site of the old West End Marketplace. The gallery is now deserted but the gathering area outside of it is still likely during the day.

Monday, December 11, 2006

Wild Flower Arrangement

This group of flowers grows off of Douglas Ave. in Dallas. It's a nice scene especially when all of the trees are bare during winter.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Windy Dallas Morning

Looking downtown on a windy Sunday morning.

Saturday, December 09, 2006

Buildings from Commerce Street Square

This area just off of Commerce Street is becoming the up and coming area in downtown. With new apartments and restaurants popping up everywhere.

Friday, December 08, 2006

Ground Level

Sitting on Lamar Street you see how the city looks from ground level.

Thursday, December 07, 2006

Walking from Victory to the West Side Market

This walk from Victory to the West Side Market is traveled less frequently these days. A lot of the businesses are moving from the West Side area over to Victory.

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Adolphus Hotel Balcony

This is one of the balconies off of the famed Adolphus Hotel in downtown Dallas. I believe this door opens to one of their ballrooms on the 2nd floor of the hotel.

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Another COLD Night in Dallas

Last night was chilly again and I had a nice fire going to warm the living room.

Monday, December 04, 2006

Fall Still in the Air

Fall is still in the air even after our early season snow storm last Thursday. These trees are bright red and still beautiful.

Sunday, December 03, 2006

Bank of America Building at Night

Probably the most identified building at night in Dallas, the Bank of America Building is outlines in neon green lights to give definition to the skyline.

Saturday, December 02, 2006

A Little Snow on the Plants

Taken on Thursday, this plant grabbed a little of the falling snow.

Friday, December 01, 2006

Funky Sculpture

This sculpture sits outside of Dallas City Hall. I am still trying to figure out what they are????