Sunday, October 29, 2017

Fog bank

Fog bank rolling in

The weather conditions that afternoon were just ideal for this fog bank to quickly form.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Hanging on the wall

Security camera

Security camera as seen from the street beneath the wall.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Rain on the drain

Drain cover after a rainstorm

After a rain storm, the rain water drains through the tiling.  The recessed middle of the drain cover retains the rainwater.  It is plain that the rain stays mainly on the drain.  

Drain cover 3d stereograph

A relaxed view 3d stereogram of the rain that will remain in the drain (cover).

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Ready for my close-up

Five petal flower plant, mowed

The ground beneath our feet often has surprises.  The five petal flower plant was mowed down as part of the regular mowing schedule.  In the lower left corner, a skipper butterfly waits while the mowed area is documented.

Skipper butterfly

The skipper butterfly, patiently:  "Alright Skeetmotis, I'm ready for my close-up."

Monday, October 16, 2017

Square diamonds

A 12x12 square diamond pattern

Two widely spaced perpendicular lines create this square diamond effect.  

Other diamond patterns can be seen here.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Piping and Valves

Piping with control valves

The materials used for this piping control remain shiny and bright despite being exposed to the open air.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Blue Arrow

Water Utility Arrow

Touching up the faded paint with fresh paint creates a subtle shaded effect around the blue arrow indicating that a water utility is located under the street beneath our feet.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Taylor cover

TAYLOR cover

The TAYLOR of this yellow painted Bingham and Taylor utility cover is accentuated by the darkness of the fresh asphalt as the street gets repaved.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Water cover 66

Water utility cover

This "66 WATER", or "bb WATER" water utility cover is accentuated by the darkness of the fresh asphalt as the street gets repaved.

A "clean" water utility cover can be seen here.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Disturbed Ground

Five petal flower, enhanced

Five petal flower, in situ

When the ground has been disturbed and left that way, weeds may grow.  Sometimes they don't.