Texas Book Festival – Butterfly Fountain

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The Texas Book Festival is the best time of the year to seek out migrating Monarchs.  They typically look for a food source at the fountain on the State Capitol grounds.  They are so much fun to photograph, because they don’t stay on one flower blossom for long, but flitter about on their own personal schedule.

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ROT Rally

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It is that time of year again.  Motorcycles are everywhere in Austin for the Republic of Texas Biker Rally.  My favorite event is the motorcycle parade that travels from the Rally site in North Austin to Congress Avenue Downtown.  It is pretty special to cheer for the bikers as they arrive on Congress.  This year I chose a spot in front of the Capitol Building to view the festivities.

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Citizen Alert…

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Hello citizens of Austin.  If you have lost your cuddly lion toy, it can now be found on the South side of Town Lake just before you step onto the new Boardwalk Trail, as some kind soul has placed it on a wall for safe keeping.  As a secondary alert, the rains are over for now and sunny weather is predicted for the trail for today and tomorrow.

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