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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Invader and incense

Fourteen years ago a small field of lilies was abloom right on the spot where that condominium stands. Remember Big Yellow Taxi? "... they paved paradise, and put up a parking lot?" I call this building The Invader. As I walk by every morning I daydream of that lily field.


This Spirit house is my side view as soon as I reach the computers to sign in at work. If the wind blows my way I get a whiff of incense. It's easy to get used to the fragrance, not the high rise.


Incense sticks perpetually burn in temples too. I took notice of the one behind this part of the highway as it's where my boss's Dad will be cremated come March 30th. I was on a moving bus opposite this lane. The teapot is a serendipity :)


Students in their scout uniform pass by the temple after school. The yellow and green vehicle is a government taxi. You can ride the red bus all day for free. Guy with a blue tie is running for Bangkok governor. Election time is around the corner in my world.

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  1. That blue tie should assure the gentleman a BIG win! Thanks for sharing these blues.

    Happy Blue Monday, Hazel.

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    1. Nice thought, Sally. I'll let you know if that tie should prove a lucky charm for the gentleman :)

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  2. beautiful shots from your world.

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  3. I wish I too could smell the incense.

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  4. Nice pics and I too wish I too could smell the incense!
    Have a great day!

    Shantana

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  5. This is a nice place with fragrance all around.

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  6. I agree. The choice of a lily field for a condo. Keep the lily fields. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  7. Love the serendipity.
    Don't love the huge high rise that took away the flowers though.

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  8. You're so right - sometimes it's better to leave a green space!

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  9. Love your citation of Joni Mitchell!
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  10. Finally ~ got back online after a week without service ~ Lovely post and pics ~ Happy Week ^_^

    Thanks for your comments ~ will have new post up soon ^_^

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  11. I am going to a Thai Festival, Songkran, and most likely, they will that incense, too. Am excited to see all the colors!

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  12. Your photos made me feel as if I were on vacation for a brief moment. I love photos like yours where you really get a feel for the city/country from looking at them. Thank you, thank you.

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  13. It is sad when nice, open space becomes developed into uninspired architecture

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  14. Incense reminds me of my childhood.

    Internet is a Blessing

    As usual, I am late but I am doing my best to catch up.
    Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

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