Breaking routines to find treasures

Funny how, when a friend comes to town, you experience your home city with new eyes. So, when my friend Derick came to town, I broke my routine and did something I hadn’t done in a long while.

We hiked up Mount Bonnell, and viewed the Austin skyline.

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Then off to Contemporary Austin Laguna Gloria to visit nature and sculptures. And nature through sculptures.

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We followed the paths …

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And discovered a beautiful mermaid …

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solitude,

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and a renewed passion for nature.

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Oh, and as a friend once told me in Florence, NEVER FORGET TO LOOK UP!

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