This week's photos from around Columbia...
Black-eyed Susans at Columbia River Park
Bathed in heavenly light - a pic from last week's baptism
Here's another one.
During the baptism, this plane flew over...
...trailing this message in seeming mockery of the ceremony.
Some folks would call this a "tree RAT."
And here's a RAT snake from Thursday's reptile show...hmmmm...
Let's try this again. This collection box was recently placed on Front Street near the Veterans Memorial Bridge. The one that was stationed at the Columbia Plaza a month or so again attracted all manner of trash and used furniture and had to be removed.
Here's another one - in the parking lot of Little's Beverage.
A pink chimney? Well, why not?
More inane graffiti...Looks like the "artist's" name is D...something...D...DIMWIT, that's it!
A rock of inspiration down by the bridge
Ethereal paws reaching out of (or into?) the void
Working hard or hardly working?
Another reason to quit smoking - It makes you too lazy to properly dispose of your empty pack.
A Canada Goose narrowly avoided a wooden crate as debris floated down the river earlier this week.
That's one way to haul your blocks.
Date plaque at Poplar Street School
Manor School's says 1896.
Trash, over and above
Digging a hole on Route 462 to repair a broken water pipe
Second-story door to nowhere
In the words of Buzz Aldrin: "Magnificent desolation"
Some residents on the 500 block of Walnut have to walk the plank to get to their front door.
No safety hazard here
The Edible Classroom looking edible
Quite a yield over at Park School
Diggin' it on the 400 block of Locust
This painting project at the Haitian Maranatha Church on the 200 block of Locust is on hold for now.
Sweeping up or stirring up on Commerce Street?
More of the same
Lights were installed at the parking lot next to Commerce this week.
Here they are.
They're similar to the ones elsewhere around town.
The elusive American Goldfinch CAPTURED! (momentarily)
Walking the trail
A sinkhole beginning to sink?
Right off Avenue I
Sittin' on a post, watchin' the day pass by
Soon to be gone: what's left of a tree at Mount Bethel
Down on North 2nd: This has been here for over a week.
The mural at Eastern Drillers continues to expand.
Here's another view.
Racers for Trump?
Today, Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said, "Truth isn't truth." So apparently it's a race to the bottom.
Bald eagle on a Civil War bridge pier this morning . . .
Nature's abstract - mud on the steps of the kayak launch area at River Park
Vintage T-bird parked at the Watch & Clock Museum
Kind of retro-futuristic
Here's another vehicle - a hearse - for sale . . .