Sunday, August 25, 2019

About Town 8/25/19

This week's photos of Columbia

Morning reverie

First day of school

This sign could bear some looking into.

 They turn this color at dawn, for a few minutes.

 He must be a patriotic canine.

Sidewalk median

 Newly painted lines, just in time for the first day of school

 Double barrel

Sidewalk seats

 Peace, love, hope, unity, faith, joy, kindness

 Sidewalk abuse

He finds it fascinating, so who are we to judge?

 You don't see this end too often.

Binary system, with a crow in between

On the grounds of the former firehouse on Front Street


 Balancing act

 Bottoms up!

 He may have made it to the top . . .

 . . . but the smorgasbord is down here.

Global vision

Old look at 203 Walnut

Unique pillar at 203 Walnut

 Already in season

At the Nick Mills memorial at 3rd & Walnut

Just a reminder - Put your used flags here (at the Elks on the 400 block of Chestnut).

This was once known as the Cookman Church.
(6th & Chestnut)

 Evil little Volkswagen

 "Board" meeting filled with bird-brains. Most board meetings are.

Even a work glove deserves a break.

Soon-to-be saw cuts at 4th & Locust 

The lot at 4th & Locust is now a staging area for construction equipment.

 Alice went through there.

Almost hidden away

Sign near 3rd & Cherry

 Generation gap


Left behind

 Under the bridge

 126 Walnut

Here a weed, there a weed, everywhere a weed-weed

 Man emerging from a horse's neck

 They must be supervisors. They're standing around doing nothing.

Here are the workers. They're working.

 Cleaning up at Mount Bethel

 Meanwhile, over at Garfield Road

A lot of this lately -
This time at 7th & Maple.

Right vs . . .


Shiny plane flying low

 Pumped up

 Portable shower

 Beauty strip

 This used to say FIRE ESCAPE (at Hotel Locust).

 Right on through at Living Stones on Front Street

 There's a Jeff Foxworthy joke that goes: "If you mow your lawn and find a car, you might be a redneck."

Discount rail travel

Corrugated sign

 When you want to keep your safety barrels safe

Welcome to the jungle.

 Wanted: technician to work on bods

 Biplane over River Park

Waiting outside Stover's

 Anatomically correct - in the window of Burning Bridge Antiques

 "Take Away Refuge" = a portable shelter?
(So that's what those hoppers are for.)


 Flying into frame

 Sumac shadows - 
Back in the day, this might have been called "op-art."

 Long Level as seen from Laurel Hill

 Egret fishing for breakfast

This Rube Goldberg-like contraption...

...actually worked.

There really is a Transylvania County. It's in North Carolina.

He refused to look at the camera.

Something extra, just in case


Unknown said...

Great pics as always you do a great job. Wish the looking glass was still around

Lisa said...

Always love looking at these every week. The guy was very creative with that water contraption.