Wednesday, January 2, 2008

From the 'Hood - Wrought Iron

I've driven by this turn-in for years. I've always wanted to turn in, but never have. I've always coveted a section of the wrought iron, too. On my last From the 'Hood walk, I decided to make this my destination. Recently, the property changed owners. I love the red doors & trim. As I was shooting my pictures, the new owner pulled in the driveway and slowed beside me to ask, "Can I help you?" [Polite version of 'Just what exactly is this sweatshirted and stocking-capped female with a Mutha of a Digicam doing treading on my sod?] I told him I was shooting his wrought iron. He gaped at me. "Do you like it?" 'Oh, yes, I love it. I always have,' I replied. He wrinkled his nose. "I hate it." In the last 2 weeks, I've noted the white iron, along with the surrounding leaves & blooms, has received a wildly enthusiastic but not-too-well-aimed gold spray paint treatment! New Owner's attempt to adorn the hated wrought iron? "Negative" effect setting on MuthaCam.