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The carnival came to town!

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 3.20.2018

Always sound advice

Really, it doesn’t seem like that even needs to be stated. But I guess you never know.

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 3.20.2018

All the lights were on

Down the block, all the lights were on at the construction site. I don’t know why they are always on all night, but I assume it’s to give photographers a nice thing to shoot at night. I can’t imagine that there would be another reason…

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 3.20.2018

Going back to go forward

At some point, this building will become the new city hall – or Citizens Tower, which I suppose is a fancier way to say the same thing.

The City of Lubbock is posting “monthly” updates on the construction progress, which seems like an effort to be more “transparent” and to “not piss off everyone in town over the $46 million price tag.” Interestingly, though, the “monthly” updates haven’t been posted since December. Whatever that means…

But on the other hand, it’s nice that there’s a big renovation project going on downtown.

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 3.20.2018

History was made here

The stone arch that serves as the park’s entrance was built in 1937-8 by the National Youth Administration. Beside the gate there’s an historical marker outlining the history of the park. Among other things, it says that in 1884, Colonel John Henry Moore “wiped out” a nearby Comanche village, which I guess was an OK way to phrase it when the sign was written in 1970…

Ruddick Park
Colorado City, Texas
photographed 3.17.2018

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