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Framed

Way back in the dark ages, before we starting stockpiling toilet paper* someone was concerned enough about window frames to lay in a supply. Those were indeed simpler times.

Santa Anna, Texas
photographed 2.17.2020

*You know, like a week and a half ago.

Big Mama’s

I guess it’s hard to imagine how such a shoppe could have possibly gone out of business. I mean, burgers AND smoothies? What else could you possibly even need?

Colorado City, Texas
photographed 3.18.2018

Natural Curls

Those last four metal panels are curved, poised to catch the next big gust and blow away, perhaps to eventually join the ones that have already departed.

Terlingua, Texas
photographed 1.20.2013

Truck, stopped

I guess it’s probably been a day or two since someone dropped their truck off for servicing. But it doesn’t look like it’s quite ready yet, does it?

Richland Springs, Texas
photographed 2.16.2020

Stepping Up

When I was in urban planning school in New Orleans, I learned that in New Orleanian vernacular, houses built like this – one story in front and two in back – were called “camelback” houses. And they were built that way because property taxes were assessed based on the building’s height on the front property line.

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Santa Anna, Texas
photographed 2.17.2020

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