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Curbside Hope

Jul 12, 2011
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The colorful old houses along El Centro are even prettier when my favorite Gatsby car is parked nearby.

This is one of the sweetest vantage points in the entire city. Looking down this street is like gazing at an iconic image of the 20th Century American dream. It’s like watching Our Town with a tall glass of lemonade next to a girl scout who is reading an old Saturday Evening Post. There’s nothing snarky or ironic about this place. It’s just happy. And hopeful. (You might want to click on this one to make it bigger.)

My Pretty Things Week continues. Nothing serious or startling — just lovely little bits of eye candy. Consider it my rebellion against ugly news and humid weather.

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