I am not one to just shop; I need a reason, or a desire to own something, and many categories of "shopping stuff" just are not interesting to me. Instead, I wander around while they are shopping. I love to watch people; people are most interesting.
Every once in a while, I find something so unexpected that I am just tickled, and I want to record it. So it is with what I am calling "the jungle of Wimberly, Texas".
I just kind of walked up on these critters. I found them by accident, for I sure wasn't expecting this! I was so surprised......What fun!
It is not a large space. Maybe 30' x 50', and tucked in behind the street front buildings. I am surprised I found it.
Would these be crocodiles or alligators?
These prehistoric fantastic animals are made of wood and metal. I asked about who made them, and was told that a rather elderly gentleman makes them, but that these are probably the last he will make, as he is now ill. What a shame.
When you look at these animals, (at least it applies to me), you can see movement in them. They are just amazing, and so fun to look at.
Our Texas State flag provides the background for the giraffe and the mastodon. Who would think of the two of them together in the same setting?
These last two pictures include a trellis of rough wood, bark on, that provides support for a
Lady Banks rose. I do love this trellis. The rose is appropriate for this setting, as it is a