It is brutally hot today. Over 90 and muggy enough to bring the strong to their knees. As we are in a city there are always plenty of street vendors around wanting to sell heat relief of one sort or the other but frankly nothing really helps. Today you sweat sitting in the shade.
Taken in the town of Marshall, California. A nice seaside location with a hell of an oyster bar. (see below)
Every day this lady takes her dog friend to the ice cream truck on the corner of Arlington and Boylston Streets and buys it a small cup of vanilla. It’s their daily ritual. She always buys herself a cone.
There are so many stories out here on the street. Of course it is not for me to know what they are but I have a lot of fun making them up. I like shooting through restaurant windows. If I’m lucky I can catch an enigmatic couple like this one.
Here’s one guy that you might be surprised to see in a library. On the street perhaps, or maybe in a homeless shelter, but in the main reading room of the Boston Public library? Probably not. However look again if you would please. Could it be what you are seeing is a kind of a costume? A “I don’t give a damn about what…
He seemed like a nice guy and rather wistful. He had to prepare an order for 15 pizzas before they opened for business today. His early order for tomorrow is 75!
I was originally going to eat this pomegranate but its seeds were just too crunchy. While one half was still sitting on the cutting board the thought crossed my mind that it make make a good photograph. The blood red color of the juicy fruit seeds led to its title.
Sorry for the preachy title, but when I saw this guy staring morosely at that sign, it just seemed appropriate.
You won’t really understand what I’m going to tell you about our day yesterday, unless you are a dyed in the wool antiques buff and/or an occasional lover of country style, high caloric eating. Because, as a treat for both of us, we drove 2 1/2 hours each way to a little town in central Florida called Arcadia, where we poked around little antique…