Saturday, June 21, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Blue Skies, Fluffy Clouds

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Clearwater, Florida: Blue Skies, White Fluffy Clouds
A rare quiet moment around the backside of the Mall, Westfield ShoppingTown Countryside. It must have been a weekday afternoon.

How blue the sky, how rich the clouds. Would the sky seem nearly so passionately, painfully, blue in the absence of those flush, gray, pregnant clouds?
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Friday, June 20, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: He Comes Bearing Gifts

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Clearwater, Florida: He Comes Bearing Gifts
Following the automobile transporter through Clearwater, on US HWY 19.

Oh gifts for me,
Oh gifts for you,
Would you really care,
That your Audi is not blue?
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Relaxed About The Car

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Clearwater, Florida: Relaxed About The Car Open Windows
I can't help but envy the owner of this car. Even when I was driving really crappy old cars in my younger days, I was never laid back enough to leave the windows open when I went into a store.

It's something I still hope to attain in this lifetime, a level of relaxedness that is actually... relaxed!
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Ford Mustang In Traffic On Gulf To Bay

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Clearwater, Florida: Ford Mustang In Traffic On Gulf To Bay
You may know what a Ford Mustang looks like. You may have seen traffic lately. You might even know what a Gulf looks like, or a Bay. But hey, when is the last time you saw a Ford Mustang... in traffic... on Gulf to Bay Boulevard in Clearwater, Florida?

Yeah, just as I thought. So there! :D

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Clearwater Real Estate: Jeffords

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Clearwater, Florida: Clearwater Real Estate: Jeffords
I present for your consideration yet another example of marketing in the currently crashing real estate market.

This is a handsome little home in a nice neighborhood. It was built in 1959. They advertise it as having 1,620 square feet. But when you visit, it seems so very small. Then you realize that by remodeling the Family room on the back of the house, they have included it in the square footage.

End result: A house that lives like about 1,422 square feet, it's original size before remodeling the Florida room. Just another example of the twisted marketing that characterizes the real estate market.
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!

Monday, June 16, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Patriotic Traffic US HWY 19

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Clearwater, Florida: Patriotic Traffic US HWY 19
If you follow this blog at all, this photograph will tell you two things. I am spending way, WAY too much time driving lately. (And that isn't going to change anytime soon.) It will also tell you that US HWY 19 can be an ugly drive.
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Clearwater, Florida: Walk Here Or Else What?

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Clearwater, Florida: Walk Here Or Else What?
What we have here is an attempt to communicate. It's called Visual Control. That's right, that's when they use some sort of visual device (a sign) to control us.

So, walk here, they say. But what if I don't want to. And what if you are walking down the street and you see this, but you don't want to cross the street. Say your destination is just down the way on the same side of the road. Are you breaking the law if you don't cross where it points to?

(Yes, I'm joking.)
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Beach Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater, Florida!
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