Here are the rest of the pictures we took. We got a couple more inside the TWU Library and then we moved outside.
Notice the red brick road. I assume this is another example of Thurber brick that was used all over the region including Camp Bowie street in Fort Worth, Highway 180 between Weatherford and Mineral Wells, Mineral Wells, and just about all the small towns West of Fort Worth and East of Abilene.
If you are in Strawn on Friday night in the Fall you really should head to the stadium before 7:30 kick-off and take in some Texas 6-man football. They know how to do it right in Strawn. And afterwards you need to eat at Mary’s Café’.
And of course, awesome food at Mary’s Café’. Peggy attempted a photo bomb but that T-Bone was good and my eye still gravitates to it. 🙂
Life got in the way of my 52 week project. I decided to get back at it but I had a dilemma: start over at week 1 or pick-up where I left off. I decided to pick up where I left off. Yes it’s not a strict 52 week photo project but the more important point is to get out and take photos and share them here. So here goes.
This set of images were all taken at the town of Palo Pinto on hot Sunday afternoon (July 17th, 2014). I was using my Nikon D700 and Nikkor 28-70 f/2.8. The sun was harsh plus I wanted depth of field for most of these so I was shoot with high aperture settings
is the entrance to the Palo Pinto County Courthouse.
One of several historic buildings given new life.
A repurposed old Gas Station
A row of old buildings on the South side of the courthouse square.
This appears to be an old jailhouse that is now in a park with a few log cabins and antique farm equipment in Palo Pinto
First United Methodist Church
My oldest Grandson Alec played catcher for one of the Millsap little league teams. Here are a few images from a game against their future team-mates… the other Millsap Bulldogs. The good guys won.
I was using the Nikon D700 with a Sigma 150-500 handheld from the outfield fence. Low light was clearly not a problem. Some of these were shot toward the sun and I had to adjust in post processing. But the goal was to get a few memorable photos of my boy playing ball so I am pleased. In this grandpa’s opinion it is nearly impossible to take a BAD photo of Alec unless I leave the lens cap on.