I don't know what it means, but it hints to me: "Greg, you missed a legendary party." Years from now, they'll still be talking about the time Bill threw the cone in the tree.
I'm trying to walk five miles a day, part of my recuperation and building up endurance. It also has a dual purpose -- I lost a crapload of weight post-surgery and I'd like to keep it off. I'm eating pretty healthily as well, but the walking helps for that inevitable day when I decide to have nachos for breakfast and wings for lunch and wings with nacho cheese sauce for dinner.
Obviously, it helps to take the camera out with me -- looking for interesting stuff makes the walks go a bit quicker.
I know I've taken photographs of this before, but somehow I can't find them on the blog -- perhaps they predate it, or perhaps I didn't attach the coveted "old buildings" tag. It's one of my favorite buildings in Atlanta, the old Wrecking Bar (an antique place, not, as you might imagine, a drinking establishment), and I didn't take better photos yesterday because I thought there were already some posted. Dammit. A project for another day, I guess.
The old Wrecking Bar sign, photographed solely because I had never seen it before the other day. I guess it's always been covered by trees, or else I'm dangerously inattentive. I've always had the fantasy of opening a microbrewery in the building, but I have a couple zillion dollars less than that would require, plus no brewing experience, plus no head for business. So that may be out.
The building's been closed as long as I can remember. At least since I've been spending time in the area. It's a pity, because it's really gorgeous (these photos don't give much of an idea). It's just about a two-minute walk from the heart of Little Five Points, but it seems longer -- there's vacant space separating it from the operating businesses, and it seems more remote than it is. I'm also guessing rents are prohibitive. It's a great place, though, and I hope that eventually it reopens as something.
Flyer behind Surin Thai Restaurant. A line at the bottom directed interested parties to a website seeking softcore models, which was probably to be expected. But for a moment I thought I'd stumbled on a plan offering government subsidies for the attractive.
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HC Kometa Brno flamed out of the 1. Liga finals yesterday, losing out on the chance of promotion to Usti nad Labem. Meanwhile the Avalanche lost 8-1 to an Oilers team that looks set to be the worst team to make it into the playoffs in a while. So I think I'm calling Operation: Shutdown on this hockey season -- I'm officially going to cheer for the Blue Jackets in the postseason, but my heart won't really be in it.