Lovely La Villita

One of my favorite places in DFW is La Villita in Irving. A lake glistens at its center, and the Trinity River flows less than a quarter mile to the east. You’ll see migratory Canada geese form giant Vs in the sky in the fall and again in the spring.

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Check out the townhouses west of the lake …

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and the houses east of it.

I lived in an apartment complex on the south side of the lake. Nature was very much a part of La Villita. Dozens of cedar waxwings chose the trees I could see from my balcony to sun themselves one spring morning. Another time, heavy rain brought an enormous number of egrets to the river nearby. I go back now and then to take in the calming effect of the lake and the Tuscan colors around it.

Then a short walk to Campion Trail to sit by the river under this grand, cooling, grounding tree (leftmost in pic below) after last month’s lunch appointment in Irving.

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Walk by La Villita’s play/picnic area to Campion Trail, which flanks the Trinity River.

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Strength, grace, infinite intelligence

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2 thoughts on “Lovely La Villita

  1. Prabha Azhagappa

    La Villita, reminds me, of Lolita or lovely Lalitha 🙂

    Love ur pictures & short accounts, of beauty, around u ❤

    Ty

    Greenery, as Savitha used to call it, on campus, is always a pleasure to be in.

    Greenery, with a sparkling lake & townhouse views ? Purrrfect to sit down, with a cuppa & biscotti !! And the birds, of course !!

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