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Hotel pool

This other project I’m working on has been keeping me busy to the point where I haven’t been able to get out and make new photos. Sorry about that, but at least this one is new to all my follower(s) even though I actually made it a couple of years ago.

If you’re wondering what the Hampton Inn pool looks like at dawn, this ought to help. Although I can’t imagine why anyone would wonder about that…

Lafayette, Louisiana
photographed 10.22.2017

The days of a sparkling pool were over

The Patient Spouse and I had a long-ish conversation about the best way to describe that awful-looking water in the swimming pool.

He won: he said it looked like molasses.

what’s left of the Days Inn
Lubbock, Texas
photographed 2.22.2019

Fall was in the air

You know how on the last hot days of summer, you can convince yourself that, even with the heat, there’s a coolness lurking in the air? It felt like that, and looking an an empty swimming pool accompanied by the sounds of kids at the nearby school playground made it seem even more fall-like.

Until a few minutes later when it was just straight up a really hot and humid day…

Kearney, Nebraska
photographed 8.27. 2018

New Pool


A lovely, reflective swimming pool at a community center.

Andrew P. Sanchez + Copelin-Byrd Multi-Service Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
photographed 1.7.2016

It’s a matter of priorities


For fiscal reasons, I am assuming, a lot of little towns forgo opening the municipal swimming pools during the summer.

Boise City, Oklahoma
photographed 9.5.2016

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