Roll of 28(+1) Day 11: Pediments and Impediments

I had intended, at the suggestion of a neighbor and corgi-parent, to do a ‘dragon of the day’ sometime soon, from the Chinese New Year parade. So I trooped down to the parade at around 5, snapping a picture of this nifty thing, which apparently may or may not be called a ‘pediment’, on the way.

And then I walked the entire length of the parade route, trying desperately to find a place that I could see well enough to take some pictures. And by the time I got to the other end of the parade route (and still hadn’t found anywhere that I could take pictures without holding my hands above my head, and without having found anyplace that I could see anything) it was getting dark. And my back was hurting again. So I went home.

You know what they say: ‘Oh, nobody goes to the Chinese New Year Parade any more, it’s too busy.’ For me, I guess they’re right. Maybe next year some kind soul will offer me a place on the second story of some building along the route to take some pictures from.


This is officially the thousandth picture that my SLR has taken. Of course, I take roughly 99% of my pictures with my compact.

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