Sunday, April 12, 2009

Dallas Fair Park

Last Tuesday was just beautiful. It was sunny and about 69 degrees the springtime flowers were blooming, lots of green grass and trees, the birds were chirping . I walked around Dallas Fair Park for the first time. These are some of the pictures that I took. The mural is by Pierre Bourdelle from 1936 I believe. The Dallas Fair Park has all kinds of musems, an aquarium, gardens, old buildings with murals, the Cotton Bowl stadium, a pond and of course it's the home of the Texas state fair. Unfortunately a lot of it was under construction but it was worthwhile just walking, looking and enjoying the day. The top photo is just part of the front of the building thats called the Hall of State.
--On a side note. Last Thursday April 9th 2009 around 10pm I was going through some of my old stuff and when I opened a book a ticket stub fell out. It said "Shattered Faith, and The Cramps 8pm at the Concert factory in Costa Mesa April 9th 1984. Exactly 25yrs later to the hour. Now thats strange.
So who remembers what they were doing 25 yrs ago?


  1. oh gosh , oh James!
    Spook story !
    But I think it was great to remember such a fantastic day in your life!!Cool!
    and...hummmm I can't remember what I was doing 25 years ago! I think I used to be a music and art teacher in that time.
    Wonderful post and beautiful pictures!
    The first one is outstanding!

    God bless you

  2. Sounds like a wonderful place with so much going on all the time. I love your photos — they really give a sense of what it's like there. I especially like the first — very well done!

    It's funny what we find in old books. There's actually a blog that posts nothing except those things.

    April 1984 would be the summer after my second year of college, which means that I was taking tennis lessons :)