Our World Tuesday – Pioneer Plaza in downtown Dallas


I am in Dallas the first part of this week on a cattle drive in Pioneer Plaza downtown. Get along you bony ,skinny, long-horned cows.


Look at those ribs.


Is this the Rio Grande? I don’t know but that is my hotel in the background. Very high tech and green. That is a code word for they don’t want to change out your towels. That is the type service you get for a couple hundred bucks a night. They also turn off the power to your room when you leave your room. It makes it kind of hard to charge up a depleted cell phone. Besides that why do they call it green when it is blue? I’m just behind the times I guess.


This guy tried to horn me! I’m calling him Wendy. We’ll see who comes out on top of that.


And this my new friend. I call him “Touchdown Texas” cuz of his horns. Not that the actual University of Texas Longhorns scored very many touchdowns this past year. Just saying.

And hey, this installation has its own virtual geocache! Can’t beat that can you?

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20 thoughts on “Our World Tuesday – Pioneer Plaza in downtown Dallas

  1. Leedslass

    What a wonderful herd of cattle and what a “different” way of highlighting an area. Not a sign of graffiti – now that’s unusual – unless you cleaned the cattle before filming for us?

  2. Sylvia K

    Ah, my old hometown!! Great shots and terrific sculptures!! I hadn’t seen them before, but then I’ve been gone from Dallas for a LONG time, too!! Have a great week!!

  3. Andrea Priebe

    I sure wouldn’t want to be the sculpture who contracted to sculpt all of those Long Horn Doggies … That would be one back breaking job. But then, I am guessing he made a pretty penny for them. Green Hotels … no power when you are out? I am assuming there is no little refrigerator in the bathroom. I thought Dallas was where all the rich Texans lived … they can’t afford clean towels ? Good Grief, glad you found your geocache … there’s got to be something good about Dallas.

    Andrea @ From The Sol

  4. eileeninmd

    What a cool cattle drive and it looks safe to be in the middle of it..They do look on the skinny side.. Awesome sculptures! Have a happy day!

  5. Sallie (FullTime-Life)

    They drove those poor cattle too hard — they didn’t get to stop and eat often enough . Wow. Extremely interesting installation though — so cool crossing the water even!

    That no towel change policy drives my husband crazy. Even though we believe in recycling etc etc. .. “it is really just a way for the hotel to save money by pretending to be ecological…” (I am quoting him).

  6. Alexa T

    So many aspects presented since april 9 in your posts! So funny way to describe events, birthdays and details from nature, spring signs, sculptural and arts details as well! Lol… I thought that the blue hotel is green actually, but in eco way… interesting future way related to how to save energy… good to find out and to know about! All the best!

  7. EG CameraGirl

    Love those longhorns! “Green” is a tricky code word. It has so many meanings. How convenient that a hotel can save money while at the same time appearing to be thinking about the environment.

  8. Ellen

    Love the longhorns!! We stayed in a “green” hotel in Australia where you had to insert your key card in a slot in the room for any of the electricity to work. It’s a great idea in theory,but I would think in Dallas it would be nice to come back to a nice air-conditioned room in the summer. I think it’s funny that someone in the energy business stayed at a “green” hotel. Nice pictures.

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