Strangers on a Bridge to Nowhere

While concentrating on setting-up this shot I suddenly felt her hand on my shoulder.

“Sometimes you should stop and smell the sunset,” she whispered. Eastern European, Slovenia maybe?

I took the shot, turned, and stared as she walked away. Then I looked down and saw the word stenciled on the bridge. I shall never forget her and always wonder who she was.

Upside down stop sign

Sunset on the Houston Skyline,  June 6th 2016

The incident took place on the walking bridge spanning Buffalo Bayou near the intersection of Allen Parkway and Studemont … it happened exactly as I wrote it