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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Photos of spring near Bastrop, Texas

Today we played golf. We ran into the turtles on hole number 8 as usual. I hadn't taken a photo in a while and the big turtle was on the stump. I think it is the same old turtle that I have posted about before.
I took a photo of the big turtle and noticed another small turtle there when I zoomed in. The black spots in the water are more turtles swimming.


When I got home and downloaded the photos, I was surprised to see that there were four turtles on the stump.


On the way home I snapped some shots of the wildflowers that are just starting. These are on Highway 71 just over a mile from the house.


These bluebonnets look almost artificial. Must have been the cloudy day and the automatic focus on the camera.


These Indian Paintbrushes are so beautiful, huh?


I think these are wild grapes. The flowers look like wisteria from a distance.

4 comments:

Joanna said...

Wow. Those are some great photos. I still haven't seen but a couple of bluebonnets. I guess I need to get out of town and onto some byways, eh?

Bag Blog said...

You are just living the life of Riley! The geraniums turned out great and I love the step by step photos. You always make me want to get out my pastels.

The term "spring fever" just does not do justice to the way I feel when I think of spring time in the Hill Country. Your pictures of Kathy and Tommy reminded me of our trip to Gruene Hall last spring to hear Michael Hearne and eat at the Grist Mill. The urge to go south is strong.

fishing guy said...

Jo: OK, now I'm really jealous. I'm trying to find spring blooms and you have fields of flowers. Thanks for sharing.

Jo Castillo said...

fishing guy, I am not trying to rub it in .... really. Heh, heh.

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los NiƱos. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill