I love signs. I especially like signs that have double meanings in their text or in their surroundings. This sign, painted on the side of a building, was directing people to the front door of the reception office. Nothing special about it. But, with the man walking in front of the sign, the sign came … Continue reading Directional Sign
Branding cattle is still alive and well in western Nebraska. Just outside the bank in Merriman, Nebraska, is a large sign that identifies all the brands used in the Nebraska Sand Hills in 1964. Below each brand is the name of its owner. I saw many of these brands during my wanderings through Cherry County, … Continue reading Cattle Brands
I was frightened when I saw this sign. I needed to use a ferry to reach Beatrix Potter's home in England's Lake District, and I knew I didn't have the correct change, so what were my options? I couldn't turn around, I was boxed in on a narrow one-way road with cars stacked up behind … Continue reading UK Sign
Admittedly, this photo will not win any photo contests. C'mon, I was buzzing down the interstate at 80 mph in western Wyoming when I came upon this truck. Not the best shooting conditions, so cut me some slack. When I realized what the sign was telling me, I was already even with the truck and … Continue reading Honest Trucker
I was in Arizona during the recent GOP Presidential debates, their primary is tomorrow. This sign was in a sparsely populated area where few people would ever see it. I thought the sign would be more effective if it was posted at the entrance to the halls of Congress in Washington, DC. Thought for the … Continue reading Rattlesnakes Only!