My cousin, Hannah, came up yesterday to spend a couple of days in Houston over her Christmas break from Carnegie-Mellon and it has been a fantastic chance to hang out and chat more than we have in a long time. At one point during the evening I posted the follow to my facebook and perhaps I should have worded my excitement in a different way:
The “Tolerance” statues in question are an installation along the Allan Parkway by artist Jaume Plensa that I have often seen while driving by but never had a chance to actually go and visit. And as proof of my bad influence:
Me, Hannah and, as always, I keep one giant metal statue empty to represent our unfulfilled hopes and dreams…
… just kidding. My friend Zach was off having dinner with lesser people.
Artist: Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II / Album: South Pacific