Friday, April 27, 2007

My Colorful Neighborhood

© Linda Davick
Today driving back from the Vietnamese sandwich shop, I pulled over and started shooting pictures of houses a few blocks from home. As I was shooting the first house, this man walked up the street. He had a suggestion:
Take MY picture!
Thank you.
Thank you.
Where do you live?
In the Outer Richmond.
Is this your friend's house?
No. Bye!
Where are your children?
I don't have any children!
Where is your husband?
Do you want to go to church?
No. Not right now.
You should have at least one child.
Oh–OK! (giggle) Bye!
God bless you. ... E-mail from Aggles: We shoulda had 4 or 5 children (not just one) so that we’d have someone to take care of us when we get old and dementia-laden.
E-mail to Aggles: From the looks of things, we shoulda had 18 or 19 apiece.