E Street SE

Filed under: dogs,signs — WmX @ 11:24

Street vendor, E Street and Potomac Avenue, Washington DC.The Dogs Rule Van



Filed under: God,signs — WmX @ 10:58
sign NOLA

A helpful reminder from the City of New Orleans.
The commandments include:
…instructions to worship only God, to honour parents, and to keep the sabbath; as well as prohibitions against idolatry, blasphemy, murder, adultery, theft, dishonesty, and coveting. Different religious groups follow different traditions for interpreting and numbering them.Wikipedia



Filed under: signs — WmX @ 07:45
0.42857142857? 3:7? Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.

0.42857142857? 3:7? Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. There is the symbol, not sure of the intended meaning.


honey wagon

Filed under: signs,stinky — WmX @ 07:54
septage hauler

septage hauler


Guard cat

Filed under: signs — WmX @ 10:07
cat sign

Canvassing on Franklin Street


4th Street SE

Filed under: signs — WmX @ 12:01
I am glad that Richard Millhouse Nixon is still on peoples minds. Environmentalist!

I am glad that Richard Millhouse Nixon is still on peoples minds. Environmentalist!


horse race

Filed under: politics,signs,trees,Urban Planning — WmX @ 10:54
election signs

Charlottesville Democratic Primary candidates are wearing out the shoe leather. Walking the relatively shadeless streets of our city,
meeting voters in preparation for June 9 Democratic Primary.
When the new Council is seated in November, I hope that they look back and ask themselves why the 1975 Street Tree plan was never implemented.
Revise and adopt that plan in the first one-hundred days!


what is in a name?

Filed under: environment,signs,Virginia — WmX @ 11:12

global warming

In 1980, Dominion Resources, Inc., was incorporated as the holding company for VEPCO. For us ratepayers on the ground Virginia Electric and Power Company became Dominion.

transporting fracked gas

Dominion came through the Woolen Mills recently, whacking trees. Line maintenance. They provide the power that I post by here. But what is the price of the power?

North Anna, James

Is it possible for a monopoly to be true to its place of origin? To care about cultural and natural resources? To care about the environment? Here recently, the corporation has been in the news, often. From the outside they’ve been acting more like the Dominator than the Virginian. Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Transmission lines over the James River. New nuclear facility on a faultline.

political clout

Yesterday, people from across Virginia came to speak to the dominator. To date, there is little indication that Dominion has ears.


Equus ferus caballus

Filed under: dolls,fauna,signs,strange land — WmX @ 09:39
horse advertising

Business Style Slot machine for 20 Yen Pachinko for 0.5 Yen
Pachinko for 1 yen
In answers to request from many customers
Recurrence of Origin
Slot machine for 2 Yen
Pachinko for 0.5 Yen


funerary practice

Filed under: culture,dead,parts,signs — WmX @ 12:35


Much custom involved with how to treat the dead. I can’t read hiragana. Found out months later the sign reads:
“If you trash garbage here, you are sentenced to five years’ penal servitude or
pay a fine of ten million yen under the law.
Moushi Hanashiro Family”

Arlington Cemetery

There are no signs in Arlington dictating behavior. We were dressed down by grave police for our behavior. The self appointed monitor accused us of being disrespectful. On the contrary, this is how we honor our dead.

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