Friday, May 8, 2009

I Can See Clearly Now



For some thoughts on the haiku festival see Tracy's thoughtful blog post here.


Lord Ganesha encourages us to dance. 
Broadway and 20th Street.


A long time ago we were told to curb our dogs.
The ghost dog still dances.
22nd Street and 8th Avenue.


Below my study window is a little garden.
One day we saw that someone had thrown the  prop-up sign from the
 clairvoyant and palm reader across the street into the bushes.
I asked R. if I should go and tell them where their sign was.
He thought that should not be necessary. They now have a new sign.


What a jumble of puffed up monsters in Stella McCartney's window!
14th Street in the Meatpacking District.

15 comments:

  1. If I were Stella I'd sack the window dresser and get me over there to do a better job.

    Couldn't see the ghost dog, I'm afraid

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  2. Delightful photos...especially ghost dog. Which reminds me again of the Jim Jarmusch movie. I've already thought of it twice this morning...coincidences. : )

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  3. Great photos! Especially that last one. The puffed up toys look like they're hugging one another.

    The ghost dog is definitely there... I'm amazed this sign survived so long.

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  4. I like Stella's window, it's whimsical

    I laughed at your husband's comment about the sign! They really should have known where it was

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  5. Seems like the clairvoyant should have known where her sign went. Love old weathered signs. So on Haiku Day do we just post haikus on our blog?

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  6. oh, I enjoyed this post this morning and the Stella McCartney? window - the best!

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  7. I agree with Robert, the fortune teller should have known where the sign was .. when I walk past fortune teller/clairvoyant establishments I think 'I bet they know I am not coming in' ..

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  8. Such a fun post, Elizabeth...dancing Ganesha, ghost dogs and blow-up animals...very playful! Happy weekend :o) ((HUGS))

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  9. Can't say I like that window either.

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  10. My theory is this: Stella has several little boys and so she knows that if given something to look at, they won't whine when Mommy gazes in the window.

    I would have said the same thing about the sign in the bushes. And my husband would have replied to me in exactly the way that Robert did.

    I love these bits of whimsy -- dancing elephants and all.

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  11. This is whimsical and fun....

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  12. I am with Leenie and your husband...some fortune teller...although the price is not bad.
    Love the rusty old Curb Your Dog sign...I see the ghost dog :)

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  13. That is the cutest little Ganesha I've ever seen. Cute belly button.

    Happy weekend Elizabeth.

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  14. So, did you dance on Broaday and 20th? ;-)

    Paz

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