As I twittered earlier today, I finally bit the bullet and sent Yahoo $25 to upgrade my flickr account to the Pro version. For anyone wondering why my photos section has been sitting at 200 photos for a month or two now, that’s why! You see though flickr is great, their free accounts are limited to only 200 photos. The photos section on this site pulls my pictures off my flickr photostream, so since I reached my 200 photo max on flickr, my photo section on this blog hasn’t been updated.
Now that I’ve upgraded to the pro flickr account, my photos section here will be updated much more frequently and has an additional 60 photos in it right now. To celebrate the occasion, let’s take a look at the last 3 pictures I uploaded to flickr. They’re all odd, funny, or cool signs from the Boston area.
- Mardi Gras in Boston!
- Truth in Advertising at Stop & Shop
- Remember Me Says the Bicycle
Saw this sign in Dorchester on a little side street on my way to the local Stop & Shop. That’s a really cool sign and seeing it so far north made it stick out brilliantly amongst the other tattered signs on the street.
Speaking of Stop & Shop, this marker has a story all its own. In fact, I’m quite convinced my friends and I made it come into existence! A couple weeks ago, my friends Mike and Corey and myself were planning a little BBQ and went to the closest supermarket to get supplies. On our way to the storefront Corey and I started discussing how Stop & Shop food isn’t the best in the world, but at least it’s relatively cheap. As we get to the store’s sliding door, I spot this sign right out front:
Seriously, you cannot make this stuff up!
Saw this advertisement on the side of a bus stop on Commonwealth Avenue near Boston University. As my loyal readers already know I bought a bicycle a few months back and have been in love with cycling ever since. As many other Dorchester youths did when they were kids, I biked all over my neighborhood growing up so this advertisement hit a personal note, as I’m sure it does with many people who see it.
Don’t take it from the ad, take it from me, bicycling is wicked fun, is great exercise and is often quicker than driving (especially in the city) so if you haven’t ridden a bicycle recently, give it a shot!
Anyone have some funny signs they’ve seen out in the wild? If so, send me an e-mail and I’ll feature it in a future post!