2014/04/11

bark

Filed under: dogs,signs — WmX @ 06:47

kyuyo street
Kyuyo Street

2014/04/02

Exurbs

Filed under: development,signs — WmX @ 13:20

thankyou note
We pause to count our many blessings…

2014/01/22

graffiti

Filed under: architecture,Charlottesville,night,signs — WmX @ 03:12

freedom of speech wall
The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression installed a First Amendment Monument in our City, it is a monolith, 54 feet long, 7.5 feet high.
Faced with slate. It was a good idea. But the execution, the slate is very roughly finished,
not like a chalkboard at all, it is a difficult surface to write on. Try writing on toilet paper with a quill pen, it’s like that. The wrong surface. What was the architects’ intent?

2013/12/29

Empty rooms

Filed under: change,dead,signs — WmX @ 15:03

offices of the Hook
also the name of a John Mayall album

2013/12/28

Nilbog

Filed under: signs — WmX @ 11:24

nilbog goblin backwards
I had wondered about this sign down the street, didn’t know Niblog VA (goblin backwards). The sign was a prop from the remake of “Plan 9 From Outer Space”.

2013/12/06

scabies

Filed under: culture,signs — WmX @ 10:39

license plate scabies
In Virginia, car owners have the opportunity to “Create a plate“, Identity plates, vanity plates, license plates that tell the rest of the world something about the interests of the owner of the vehicle.
Usually the choices are idiotic, but on occasion, the message is intriguing. Eight characters to say something really important.

2013/11/05

election day

Filed under: politics,signs — WmX @ 09:25

strange bedfellows
Unusual alliances in blue Charlottesville.

Jake, Mike and Emma
Election morning, Council candidate Farruggio with his children at Recreation precinct.

2013/10/23

gubernatorial

Filed under: politics,signs — WmX @ 10:44

political sign Pole Green Road
Pole Green Road

2013/09/11

t-shirt

Filed under: signs — WmX @ 08:58

it's not me it's you tee shirt

2013/08/30

commons

Filed under: bipedal,night,signs — WmX @ 10:27

deaf child sign
Post-prandial walk down Dublin street. The road surface is a composition of many materials, oyster shells, Portland cement, river gravel, asphalt, crushed rock, sand, tar. The patches are numerous, their levels and texture vary. The street is one continuous speed bump. It works ok for a biped or vehicles moving slowly. The final result is a street where vehicles seem to be aware of pedestrians and bicycle traffic. I haven’t seen anyone driving and texting simultaneously.


used to wave my fingers in front of my face to stop the ceiling fan blades. This video from Canon G-10 does one better with the Dash 8 300

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