Monday, July 29, 2019

Barn grey

Weathered barn siding

This is a color photograph of some seventy something year old barn boards.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Three tails and a head

Tail lights and head lights seen on classic cars.

Duolamp tail light with blue eye dot

Duolamp taillight 

Gas cap and Duolamp tail light 

Left side head light

These all have glass lenses.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019


T-bird hood scoop and hood logo

T-bird tail light

The hood scoop and tail light and wing of this classic 1962 Thunderbird reflect the influence of the jet age on car design.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Rosy pants

Snooze in the shade

What struck me about this man, seated in the shade on a cement block or two, snoozing away in the afternoon heat, was that his rosy complexion matched the color of his pants.  

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Guide lines

Guide lines placed in the freshly coated parking lot indicate where parking space and pavement markers are to be placed. 

Parking space stripe placement marker and guideline 

PARKING portion of a NO PARKING marker 

NO PARKING pavement marker 

The NO PARKING marker is painted using a stencil.

Aligned and spaced parking space markers 

The guidelines will eventually not be visible but the pavement markers will remain in the parking lot beneath our feet.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Worn down gas test

Gas Test utility cover 

The high vehicular traffic has worn down the lettering on this utility cover.  What remains of the cover design indicates that it is a gas test cover.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Gas test sans serif

Bingham and Taylor GAS TEST cover 

Seen in the street beneath our feet, this "GAS TEST BINGHAM TAYLOR" cover utilizes a sans serif font to indicate the function of the cover and its maker.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Third time

Try three times

"The third time's the charm", as the saying goes.  So it was with this street sign post, which was placed in the correct position on the third try.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Contrail 004

Contrail, 006

This contrail and the clouds seemed to have some rainbow effects.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Munching on mullein

Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) 

The seeds and flowers of the common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) are a favorite food of the Mullein Seed-eating Weevil (Gymnetron tetrum).

MSEW on the unopened part of the flower stalk

MSEW amongst the flowers 

Mullein is also sometimes spelled as "mullien".