Friday, January 22, 2010

Capitol Weirdness

You'll be glad to know that Austin finished 2009, as weird as ever...as you can see here.


From a just-after-dawn walk at Lady Bird Lake...

The litterer left a FIRE EXTINGUISHER? 

By a LAKE.













And while we're on the subject of litter,

What was the celebration for which they emptied the office hole-puncher?











Texting while driving...at least he's not taking his hands off the steering...















How many years do you think this homeowner has been bowling?  Did he/she finally give up on the perfect game?



Words and photos by Kathleen Scott, Hill Country Mysteries.



7 comments:

  1. God Bless Austin and all her weird inhabitants. Long may we wave!

    (seriously - a FIRE extinguisher?! What the hell is IN that cup??)

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  2. Love the photos! I think I'd really like that town.

    Laugh.

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  3. I love these random sightings,
    and I don't know if my comment yesterday worked, but I am going to make one of those Karma Bowls. I think that is a perfect idea.

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  4. Kathleen--I feel such delight when I read your blog.

    Your recipes always look and sound yummy. Will be trying some soon.

    You seem to revel in nature. Good for you!

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  5. I'll always treasure my "Keep Austin Wierd" t-shirt! Hmmm, I'm considering what to use to border a new bed I'm planning -- those bowling balls look appealing....

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  6. I think if I came to Austin I might never, ever leave. It is the one place where people from Tallahassee left to go live in and actually NEVER CAME BACK.

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  7. As one of my favorite writing mentors said once, "you can't make that shit up!"

    Loved this post and the wonderful photos, too.

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