Neighborhood Walkabout, Rainy Day

This was the result of a rainy-day walkabout in my neighborhood.

Yet another style of Siamese stand-pipe – this time beaded with rain water. It will go into my collection of ordinary objects.

Siamese Standpipe, Rain
Siamese Standpipe, Rain

The flower vendor was sheltering from the rain under the awning of a Five Guys burger joint.

Roses, 5 Dollars
Roses, 5 Dollars

A whole family, waiting for something (there’s not a bus stop where they were standing – maybe they were waiting for someone else to come along in a car). The little boy was playing with his umbrella and the mom kept telling him to put it up or put it down, but stop swinging it around or he might poke someone with it.

Umbrella Family
Umbrella Family

While the kid didn’t hit the guy with the Starbucks cup, that’s exactly what the mom was talking about with the little boy.

Starbucks Man, in the Rain
Starbucks Man, in the Rain

A mom and her daughter out running an errand in the rain.

Mother, Daughter, Cyclist
Mother, Daughter, Cyclist

I liked how the columns of the fire station were reflected faintly in the rain-slick sidewalk.

Engine Company Number 11
Engine Company Number 11

This half-gate stands in front of a house under renovation. I think one of the construction workers thought I was strange for wanting to take a picture of this.

Half Gate, Vines
Half Gate, Vines

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