Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Thursday Challenge: Container
The Thomas Hill Standpipe is the holding tank for water on the west side of the city. Local historian, photographer, promoter and Internet wonk Ryan Robbins gives it a better write up than I ever could for anyone interested.
I'll just call it one tall drink of water.
Civil War Monument, Lagrange, Maine.
Ok, So it's a Civil War Monument. But he stands alone, like the CHEESE! But the REAL story of Independence can be found in these following photos. This is what he looks at every day. These stores are side by side in a town of about 500 people. I tried to get them in the same frame, but they are far enough away, Gentle Viewer, that you miss out on the full effect. Exhibit One and Exhibit Two
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Don doesn't know it yet, but he wants to be a race car driver when he retires. He wants to strap on his helmet and race his car with his pet monkey by his side and have adventures. It's not a life for everyone but he'll make it his own. The smell of gas, the sound of rubber squealing on the track, the smell of of doughboys at the concession stands, all of this makes Don howl at the moon.