Tuesday, July 13, 2010

anytown usa



































doesn't this look like it could be out west somewhere in a small town with  little population? I took this while waiting at a stop light at a very hectic intersection in the busy town of hempstead here on long island. you can see the woman practically jogging across the street. I would too if I had to cross this rather large intersection. 
this was taken on one of those 100 degree days we had last week & I definitely noticed a difference in people's driving - like everyone seemed to be driving  more crazy than usual!
and although the temperature went down the last couple of days, it's gotten very humid again. personally I'd rather take the 100 degree days with less humidity. dry heat is so much more bearable to me. it must be the blue skies like this one that always seem to accompany it.
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13 comments:

J Bar said...

Great shot.

Thérèse said...

I was lucky enough to leave the same kind of weather from Az...
I wish you the least humidity possible.

Rinkly Rimes said...

She looks as though she's rushing to get to another patch of shade. Hunidity is a curse here as well in summer. At the moment the weather's wintry but pleasant.

Luna Miranda said...

the street looks quiet...i would have carried an umbrella.:p it's been raining the whole day here but it's still humid.

Indrani said...

The shot does reflect the heat there. I wish I could send you some rain clouds.

Marlene said...

It does look like a town with few people. You can tell it is hot, if I could I would send you some of our weather, it was only in the 60's yesterday. Suppose to get into the 70's today.

Lois said...

It does look more like something you would see somewhere else. I hate humidity too, but there's no way around it here in Florida unfortunately!

Sylvia K said...

I surely don't envy you the humidity! We have a lot of gray skies, but our temps so far this summer hasn't gotten over 75 even with lots of sun! Hard to believe this is such a busy city, terrific shot! Have a great week, Lily, stay cool!

Sylvia

Louis la Vache said...

Indeed, this image looks as if it could have been taken in thousands of small towns in the midwest or in «Louis'» native Texas panhandle. It reminds him of the old Hilton Hotel in Plainview, TX, a hotel Conrad Hilton lost in a poker game in the 1940s. That probably proved to be a lucky loss in that a hotel such as that was no longer viable in a town the size of Plainview by the late 1950s...

Daryl said...

Nice

EG Wow said...

The building is a bit tall for my town but the number of people in the streets is about right. :)

Fred Miller said...

I did the math once and figured that you could fit the entire human population of planet Earth into two Kansas counties, giving each person a square yard of ground to stand in. Kansas has 105 counties, by the way. This picture reminds me that even NYC is not over-populated. Nice picture, Lily. Love the tight pants!

Wolynski said...

Yes, does look like any Midwestern town.

Don't know about the dry heat - we're expecting 112+ all week - not pleasant.