Friday, August 31, 2007

Mood Lamps

Now that all the new lamps are installed along Franklin Street I got up this morning wanting to capture some good photos of them. What a surprise when I went out the door and discovered the Marine Layer had returned. Oh well, onward.

This is looking north on Franklin from Oak Street.

And this is looking south from Pine.

If you look close you can see a person walking towards me in this photo. It turned out to be one of the morning walkers I have been wanting to meet. She zipped past me as I was folding up my tripod and I had to run to catch up with her. I asked if I could walk with her a ways, she removed her headphones and said "Sure". And now I am somewhat familiar with the fifth walker I have noticed during my "time slot" betwixt 6 and 7 AM.

She walks three miles every day except weekends. She was born and raised in Fort Bragg, moved away for 40 years and returned in 1990. She says she doesn't feel right if she doesn't walk.

The other morning walkers I have met are Vern with the cane, Luna with the Poodle, Dan the grump and the Wolf Man. I have no idea what they call me!

By the way, I saw how they make that wood looking pattern in the new sidewalk corners on Franklin. They have a flexible strip of plastic or nylon that has a wood pattern on one side. When the concrete is the right consistency they lay the strip in place and....

1 comment:

  1. Nice post! I like the idea of people meeting under those circumstances with a common activity.