Probably because I don’t like to travel outside my 10-mile radius, I don’t have a very long bucket list.
But one prominent item on that list was a visit to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin (despite the distance).
I considered it to be the mecca for wildflower lovers/photographers. So it was a no-brainer to gather up my Nikon D700, Nikon 105mm macro lens, and the Mister and check it out . . . and then off.
Lately the wildflowers that are close to us have been overrun with weeds. The bluebonnets no longer look vibrant, which is a shame.
So it was refreshing to see flora being shown the respect and care they deserve.
It was easy to be overwhelmed when you’re surrounded with that much beauty. Could 300-plus photos possibly do the center justice?
Fortunately, I won’t post all of them on my blog!
But at the very least I do feel an obligation to give everyone a taste of what I saw while I was there.
Hey, no need to thank me!
It’s interesting how supposedly blue wildflowers really tend more towards purple.
There’s definitely nothing blue about this daisy!
After several hours of walking around the grounds and snapping photos, I made an important decision:
To put a return trip to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on my bucket list!