What I like about Texas…

It’s funny what happens when you live somewhere your whole life – that place makes up the air you breathe. It seems totally normal, uninteresting, mundane. But when you leave, all of a sudden home becomes fascinating, interesting, worth talking about. During my years in St Louis, I tried to explain the beauty, nay the glory of my beloved Texas. I had a few enthusiastic listeners but they were outnumbered by the eye rollers (“you Texans“). But now that I am back in my home state, I am soaking in those things that seemed so mundane before. Here are just a few of the things that I have loved about Texas over the last couple of weeks…

The storms and views in the Hill Country:

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Rodeo clothes:

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Rodeo events:

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Rodeo food:

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And rodeo… miscellaneous:

 

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The beautiful view of the Houston skyline from Buffalo Bayou:

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Spring bluebonnets:

 

 

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The Kite Festival at Hermann Park:

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Stay tuned. My love affair with my home state has only just begun…

T Family in the bluebonnets

Ya’ll what could possibly be better than a morning spent with three generations in the bluebonnets? I had such fun hanging out with the extended T Family. One of the T ladies was a former roommate of mine and I have been waiting patiently to meet her beautiful daughter. These kiddos did not disappoint – they smiled and played and generally made those gorgeous flowers look even better 🙂 Thanks also, T Family, for choosing this beautiful location! I cannot wait to return to this spot for more spring portraits.

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