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favorite things 11.11.21

Time for a game of favorites.
Y’all wanna play?

What’s your:

favorite ethnic food
Afghan food – specifically this little hole in the wall called Kabul Kabab House in Bristow

favorite hiding spot when you need time alone
When I was a little girl, it was high up in the branches of the maple tree in our front yard.
As a grown up girl, it’s in my car.

favorite type of bird

favorite boss
Dr Jeff – I ran his chiropractic practice and he paid me peanuts, but he made me laugh.

favorite childhood movie
The Scarecrow is still my favorite!

favorite magazine to read
depending on my mood it’s either the The Atlantic or Southern Living

favorite thing about summer
being at the ballpark

music venue
This is a no-win tie between two great DC venues: The Lincoln Theatre and The Anthem

casual wear
a sweater, jeans, and boots

pizzeria
Tony’s in Bristow – their lasagna pizza is my all time favorite
(lasagna ingredients: seasoned ground beef, tomato sauce, ricotta, and mozzarella, on pizza instead of with noodles)

What about y’all?
What are your favorites?

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every picture tells a story

I’m going through photos from our summer trip to Memphis to create a collage for the naked walls in the basement and I came across this one.

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This man works as a ticket taker at Autozone Park where the Memphis Redbirds call home. He fascinated me and I shot a couple of pics of him as we were entering the park.

I captured him in a moment between laughter and conversations with spectators, some of whom he knew personally. It was a perfect accident to catch him in this brief moment of quiet thought.
I love his face.
I don’t even pretend to imagine what this man has experienced in his life. But I suspect he’s done it well.

The Redbirds kicked the holy hell out of the Kansas City Cylones that night. YBW and I drank quite a bit of beer and the Redbirds catcher tossed a foul ball up to Thing G.
It was a great night at the ballpark. But that man is what I remember most when I think about that night. He fascinated me.

It’s been said that every picture tells a story.
This man moved me enough to take his picture.
I’ll never know his story, but I have his photograph and that is enough for me.

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