Travel on the Side

Monthly Archives: January 2012

OK, I didn’t get to see a lot of Dallas, but having lived in Texas before, I was familiar with the sites. I was visiting for a work conference and spent most of my time at the convention center. Located nearby is Pioneer Plaza, a great outdoor space with some amazingly lifelike cattle sculptures.

The Nasher Sculpture Center, located across the street from the Dallas Museum of Art in the arts district of Dallas, Texas features a great collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. It’s a nice green space to escape the hub-bub of Dallas streets.

I’m in Dallas, Texas for a work conference. Before my meetings, I got up early and walked over to Dealey Plaza, site of the JFK assassination. It was a weird feeling. Some conspiracy theorists were willing to give you their take–for a fee. Other people were milling about with morbid fascination. An “X” on the street marks where the fatal bullet hit JFK. One oddity: a large yellow plastic sign marking the… Read More