These are eight, random "Daily Photographs" from my personal Flickr collection.

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

A Photo with Words is Worth Much More

Now that my photos are back online as mentioned yesterday, I am making efforts to get the important albums copied to a local storage.

However, pictures alone seldom tell a very good story. That is why I've been blogging for about the same number of years as digital photography has been in general use. I do find that my most riveting entries occur when on vacations. Perhaps it is because I have something to say and the images add to the story. In fact, that type of entry is usually more interesting than when I'm at home simply expressing my views about something.

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

So, although today included nothing special, I shall simply recount a trip uptown this morning. People generally take photos of celebrations and events; however, that means no attention is given to our normal realities. This posting will be a fun to look back on some day in the distant future. It was just a normal Tuesday.

Lately, Jay has been going to the gym only on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays. Therefore, we usually do small, local errands on the other weekdays. This morning was pretty mundane but here are some pictures and text explaining it.

We started by going down to the parking levels of the apartments and brought along the recycling to drop off as we exit our condo complex. My tired, old truck has had the same spot for the 20 years we've been here.

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

We had to stop at our bank first. We wanted to take some $US dollars out of an account to take to Panama next week because it's the legal currency. The weather was blustery this morning and it felt like fall. As we drove the leaves danced across the roads attempting to avoid being crushed. A promised storm never arrived, in fact, the afternoon turned very pleasant.

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

Our only other errand was to pick up a few things at the Walmart. I always park on the roof of the shopping centre and generally find it almost empty. There's an elevator which takes one right to the grocery area of the store. Surprisingly a new Winners store officially opened in the mall today. They've been getting the space ready for forever. The generally rather sleepy place was full of folks checking out the new branch of the Canadian retailer.

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

After walking the length of the mall, we returned to the Walmart, picked up a few groceries, and drove back downtown to our apartment.

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

Just an Ordinary Tuesday

Just an Ordinary Tuesday


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