Sunday, December 19, 2010

What passes for fall foliage in Houston

Houston's subtropical climate does not lend itself to the brilliant and picturesque displays of fall foliage common in other parts of the nation. But sometimes we nevertheless get bits and pieces of autumn color down here. Here are some pictures I took while Kirby and I walked around the neighborhood and the adjacent University of Houston campus yesterday:

Kirby was obviously more interested in the water surrounding Peter Forakis's "Tower of Cheyenne" sculpture in front of the UH library than he was the colorful leaves...

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