When you first walk by this house, it seems pretty average. Victorian that had its interesting wood siding, korbels, and gingerbread covered up with this white siding in the 40's or 50's and had half of the porch enclosed, probably around the same time. If your eye lingers a little longer, it may be drawn to the white painted stones and pink silk flowers surrounding a stone marker.
In front of the house once stood a stately tree, probably planted around the time that the house was built. Now, the remaining trunk has been painted and adorned with a variety of objects. Mounted on the porch are many video cameras. One imagines that these objects might walk away at times.Pam Penick's fabulous new book Lawn Gone. Just goes to show that we can always learn something new. Savvy designers will note the repition of the white painted rocks which are a color echo of the house itself. Linguists may note that historical and hysterical are only two letters apart.
Another object planted in the hellstrip.
Ah, sunflowers and daisies, a sign of spring if ever I saw one.
If one closely studies the sublte clues, he may ascertain that the owner would prefer that passersby not enter this area. Something in the eyes of the guard kitty perhaps.
It's always fun to discover things on walks around the hood! Happy Monday all!