In Kentucky, Lexington, my life, photography on July 28, 2011 at 9:37 pm
It’s not everyday that watering my plants almost gives me a heart attack.
But discovering a squatter on my porch will do that.
Well, actually, it was a bird who has made a nest in one of my hanging plants, but still, having a bird fly into your face gives one quite a shock.
Upon further searching, I found the cause for the alarm. She has eggs. I’ll have to water with care from now on.
And then I found a lonely surprise in my other plant. Read the rest of this entry »
In history, Kentucky, Lexington, my life, photography on July 26, 2011 at 6:23 pm
On my way to Common Grounds Coffee House in Lexington, I passed this sign, which is on the house across the street from the coffee shop.
My first thought was, “Good to know?”
But after some cursory Googling, I learned this plaque’s boasted nonuniqueness isn’t really anything special.
The novelty plaque is sold and can be found across the country and even beyond. Here are pics of some in New Orleans, the Philippines and Oberlin, Ohio.
According to Frosty on Yahoo! Answers, the plaque dates back to the ye olde time of 1980.
Oh well. It was neat enough to catch my eye. Read the rest of this entry »
In apps, iPhone, Kentucky, Louisville, my life, photography, technology on July 26, 2011 at 8:31 am
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about Churchill Downs. Maybe it’s because of my upcoming move back to Louisville, the Derby hats I have displayed on my bedroom wall that I look at when I wake up in the morning — I don’t know.
But I recently came across these photos that I took with the Hipstamatic app on my iPhone a year or so ago. I was experimenting with the app more than anything, but some of them turned out well. Read the rest of this entry »