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THINGS YOU'LL NEVER SEE IN DAVIS
27 November 2009
Wandering around New York over the weekend, I saw a few things that you'll never see in Davis. Some I took pictures of, and some I wasn't able to get. For one thing, while the country as a whole will "never forget" the tragedy of 9/11, in New York, "remembering" is almost militant, in a sadly touching sort of way. American flags sprout up in the most unexpected places, like the windows of buses or the backs of garbage trucks.
Fire trucks sport memorials to members of their particular firehouse who were killed on 9/11.
As I said in a previous entry, everything in New York seems to be the biggest, the best, the most popular. But I sometimes am suspicious of the claims. For example, is this really New York's most popular BBQ restaurant?
Purses are very big in New York. I can't believe that selling rip offs of designer bags can support so many hundreds of vendors.
Of course I wouldn't mind a few street vendors selling hot dogs, hot pretzels or hot chestnuts on the streets of Davis, but it's not likely to happen. (Come to think of it you don't see any taxi cabs either!)
I've never seen this sign in Davis.
(What the heck is "eyebrow threading"? I'm sure someone will let me know.)
They don't feel the need to warn us about these things in Davis.
I know I've never seen these guys in Davis!
I saw this guy (?girl) play-choking small children with the flag. That would be enough to give me nightmares for many years to come--and strike fear and terror in my heart at the sight of the Statue of Liberty for life!
But this has to be my favorite "you'll never see this in Davis" picture. Found on the side of a multi-story building across from our bus stop.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
You won't find THIS in Davis either!!!