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Spikes of various kinds

My part of Texas does not have what one could consider to be a “lush” landscape. It is rather spiky, in fact, to the point that the plant forms influence the local art.

Yellowhouse Canyon
Lubbock County, Texas
photographed 10.2.2016

The Crossing

Sometimes when I need to get some images to fill up a certain blog, I’ll drive over to the industrial side of town, where there’s certain to be a train parked between some shabby buildings…

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 11.15.2019

Serrated

The serrated shadows knifed across a white wall in a downtown alley.

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 11.16.2019

Crazy Chester followed me

Yes, this is a time when a song came to my mind as I made the photo. And the song was, of course, The Weight (specifically The Band’s version, not the Aretha Franklin version.) And my dad’s name was Chester; he was a little bit crazy…

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 11.16.2019

Wild River

The local amusement park is closed for the season, so I stopped by to see what sorts of things I could spot by looking over the fence. Well, not so much “looking over” the fence “as spotting a place where the fence was crushed down a little bit and then standing on a nearby concrete wheel stop and holding my camera above the fence and shooting blind.” Practically the same thing, though.

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 11.16.2019

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