Sunday, November 27, 2016

Classic cover

Manhole cover

A classic "8 - 24 - 16" pattern manhole cover is seen in the sidewalk beneath our feet.

Drippy end

Crosswalk paint

A stripe of the newly painted crosswalk ends in a drip.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Concrete circle

Circle in cement

Cobblestones, concrete, and a circle - all beneath our feet as we walk the street.

Maple copters

Maple seed pods

Maple (Acer spp.) seeds, also know as "helicopters", litter the sidewalk beneath our feet.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Pattern convergence

Sewer drain cover from India

Various patterns converge at the street corner beneath our feet.

Manhole cover

Manhole cover

The linearity of the sidewalks stress reliefs is broken up by the circularity of the manhole cover.

A defective casting may be the cause the broken knobs.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Fried dough

Fried dough on the Fourth of July

The fried dough stand lights illuminate the line of its soon to be satiated patrons.

Bricks and ivy

Ivy on garage wall

The straight lines and dark colors of the brick wall are broken up by the bright green ivy and a sliver of sunlight.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Black walnut

Black walnut in the sun

The backlit black walnut creates a wonderful interplay of color, light, and shadow.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

King and retinue

The king and his most trusted advisor

The retinue awaits

The king and his retinue, relaxing in the shade early on a hot Friday afternoon.