Spring is Here - Blue Trees


Houston gets 9 months of summer, 5 weeks of Spring, 5 weeks of Fall, and 2 weeks of Winter (if we're lucky).  And the seasons don't usually change from one to the other.  This past December the temperatures ranged from 84 degrees to 34 degrees - go figure.  Spring (if we're lucky enough to actually get a few days of it) means driving with the windows down and trying to have a picnic in the park before it gets too oppressively hot.  As beautiful as I know Spring can be, I dread the hotter temperatures it promises to bring with it.

Yesterday was one of those weird days that starts off warm and sunny and ends cool and grey.  Cool and grey is my favorite, so I was really glad to have one last ditch attempt at a cool front this year.  It got down in to the '40's last night, and I loved it!  I know, I know, a lot of people had a harsh Winter last year and are ready for warm weather, but I can definitely wait.

I've been wanting to go check out a new public art installation, Blue Trees, and yesterday seemed like the perfect time to go.  I was actually hoping to catch the warmer, sunnier weather, but the clouds rolled in before we could get there.  Thankfully the temperature hadn't dropped too much while we were there; I didn't want Jack freezing his tushie off.  Dennis and I went to Whole Foods to pick up stuff for a picnic before we got to the Blue Trees.







don't touch the art




rock on!


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  1. We just went to hang out and take pics there. we didn't do a picnic but its impossible to keep my toddler still. I got good pics and I was soooo glad the blue came right out all of clothes lol.

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    1. That is good to know! My husband was like, "NOOOOOO! My shirt!!!"

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  2. How interesting! It looks like you guys were they by yourselves, how lucky! And your baby: way too flippin cute.

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    1. We did get lucky that nobody else was there. I love that our schedules are weird enough that we can do fun stuff when most people are at work

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  3. Oh my gosh. Those blue trees are so cool. You have a darling family and you all look like you had a great time. :)

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    1. Thank you! We try to have as much fun as possible.

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