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Window: destruction

Somewhere along the way, the big windows on the front of the old school building were filled in with glass block. Naturally, I looked through the broken one, and spotted an adobe wall on the far side. I enjoyed the differences in textures.

Causey, New Mexico
photographed 3.30.2018

The graffiti houses of Portales: Coupe de Grâce

Another dead elm tree delivers the coup de grâce to an abandoned farmhouse. The only difference here is that this particular house has been decorated, for reasons that I can’t know.*

near Portales, New Mexico
photographed 3.30.2018

*My little granddaughter, Bennett, used to say “I can’t know.” when she really meant she didn’t know. It was a sad day when she moved on from that, but I’ve decided to carry the “I can’t know” torch for her.

The graffiti houses of Portales: Faith

Sometimes, I just don’t think anything I can say would add to the photo.

This is one of those times.

near Portales, New Mexico
photographed 3.30.2018

Why we can’t have nice things

Don’t. Just don’t. Don’t turn the sofa over. Don’t leave your beer can on the counter. Don’t leave all that trash on the floor.

And don’t leave the curtains open so photographers can look inside.*

Causey, New Mexico
photographed 3.30.2018

*For the record, I only look inside places I am sure are vacant.

Window Movements

The motion of the old vinyl window blinds combined with the what-is-that-about slant on the wood on the boarded-up door caught my eye from the other side of the street. It just got better the closer I got.

Causey, New Mexico
photographed 3.30.2018

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