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Surreal Thursday: In Case of Fire

In Case of Fire

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5 responses

  1. Hmmm. Is it me or is that an odd spot for a hydrant? Perhaps there are a lot of accidents on that road that require putting out of flames? I couldn’t see it from the small version so I had to do the zoom in to see the yellow marker. I knew it had to be there given the depths of snow I know you get.

    March 25, 2016 at 10:33 am

    • elmediat

      Yes this surreal placement is a historical artifact . With the closing of the mines and the shift to a retirement living our demographic and population density shifted. The open area behind the hydrant was once a shopping plaza with a grocery store, Bulk Barn, bakery , restaurant and a few other stores. Most stores shifted to other commercial locations in town.

      The side of the road where I was standing had apartment and office buildings; they too are just a memory. The previous post, Slow melt of Spring, show the empty remains . For a community that only dates back to the 1950s there have been quite a few changes buildings and people of come and gone. Those with shorter memories will not even realize what was once there. 🙂

      March 25, 2016 at 11:51 am

      • That is a lot of change in a short period of time. Things change a lot faster than they use to.

        March 25, 2016 at 1:09 pm

  2. Hello, Joseph, you have a post up on ‘strata of the self’
    https://strataoftheself.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/elmediat-joseph-kanski-self-portrait-extreme-close-up/
    🙂

    March 25, 2016 at 5:20 pm

    • elmediat

      Many thanks. I have an Ashley inspired post I am working on . 🙂

      March 25, 2016 at 5:25 pm

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