wpc this week is enveloped, so I thought I would combine my entry while I finish sharing my Virginia Beach photos (15 images).
Let me start off by showing you this shot of the Norwegian Lady. Her sister statue sits on a beach in Moss, Norway and both statues were placed to honor the sad loss of the Norway ship, The Dictator. Inscribed on the statue is “TO WISH ALL MEN OF THE SEA SAFE RETURN HOME” (Go HERE for more info)
The Naval Aviation Memorial is enveloped between 25th Street and Atlantic Avenue. The different figures, designed by artist Michael Maiden, depict three eras of naval aviation (early 20th century, World War II, modern times). More HERE.
This is the first street shot I grabbed. He said people call him “Murph” – and this Virginia Beach “local” had a nice sense of humor. Later on…. when we saw a nice little restaurant/pub called Murphy’s ( here), I wondered if it was his (you never know). Anyhow, I like Murph’s look – his feet were enveloped in those boots and the mix of goodies nestled in his basket – and fishing poles coming off the bike.
I liked the look of this child looking up at the figure. He was there with his family and I wondered what he was thinking as he stared… (what was enveloped in his thoughts if you will).
This couple laughing really caught my eye – as they sat back-to-back – enveloped between memorial pieces.
This traveling man was carrying a stuffed backpack, you can barely see it on the ground there – to his left. I felt grateful that I did NOT have to carry around my belongings enveloped in a bag.
The palm tree is right at their fingertips, and the blooming Azaleas (which are late to bloom this year) help envelope, hedge, and beautify the memorial.
Lighting up a cigarette, which is tobacco w, Virginia is the 4th largest tobacco producing state in the U.S. (North Carolina produces the MOST – way beyond all others – and Kentucky is 2nd while Georgia is now 3rd). enveloped inside of paper. Also, for those who do not kno
The camera is enveloped in this photographer’s grasp. I like this photo also because it shows the girls talking near the exit doors –
It seems like “ ” are everywhere these days – at festivals, carnivals, dance events, malls, etc. These little balls of ice cream, created in 1988, are referred to as “cryogenic encapsulation” – or super-cold beads – and just FYI – there are 2,000 Dippin’ Dots Dippin’ Dots enveloped inside a 5oz cup, which cost $5.00.
I made this little collage to show you what is enveloped on some of the side streets in Virginia Beach: street art, painted cars, people, and police on bikes and 4 wheelers.
When you drive to the beach from RVA, chances are very good that you will be sitting in traffic at some point (um, enveloped between cars). Linked to LULD
When you drive to the beach from Central Virginia, you go underground thru the Hampton Roads Bridge–Tunnel (HRBT), which is a 3.5-mile passageway below the water! These photos are of the eastbound tunnel, completed in 1976. enveloped . Linked to Cee’s Which Way
On the ride home, it was stop and go as we waited to go through the Westbound tunnel, which was built in 1958. Many people think that it is high time to expand these small, old, two-lane arteries, which constantly get clogged with traffic (or enveloped with vehicles) making commutes extra long. This was my son’s first type of wait and he did so well (he still has his learner’s permit). One time he rolled down the windows and cranked his tunes as a joke, but I was really proud of his patience. stop and go
My last photo is of Cain, who we met at a Rest Area (after waiting so long at the tunnel area). We had a nice little chit-chat and this is his third motorcycle, but it is his least favorite of all the bikes he has owned. He is the father of 4 and he no longer does wheelies. Oh – and his bike has lights – a 300 dollar light kit – and should I say enveloped one more time??? Okay…..why not! Cain’s bike lights are “enveloped” inside the framework, which emit a glow when parked. Using a remote he can also display a colorful light show.
Thanks for reading. If you have time, why not have a listen to short
from Volatile Molotov (2010), which says – Envelope song
I wrote this note on an envelope — a due date from long ago it said–
don’t be scared, just do your thing…
I like that – “don’t be scared – just do your thing.”
So this weekend, be sure to –
not be scared while you do what you do… 🙂