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Who'da thunk it?

Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 14 May 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

So just below the red and white windmill two houses down my urban/suburban Florida street resides this red and white windmill. As I mentioned yesterday, the person who lives there is an older gentleman who moved to FL years ago from Iowa. And who brought his Heartland taste for barns and windmills to a most unlikely new environment. It's great to live in such a diverse place.

NIKON D80 1/100 second F/4.2 ISO 400 130 mm

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

what the nice view !!!red and white look very nice with eachother!!

14 May 2010 6:50am

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Nice color! Grat shot!

14 May 2010 7:09am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old West Wales boy), Germany

I do like the red and white.

14 May 2010 8:59am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Beautiful, poetic, enchanting...Country charm in every pixel love it Glenn :)

14 May 2010 10:42am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

How fantastic ... a touch of 'home' in the neighborhood!

14 May 2010 12:42pm

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Eeeeek, there's that word, "diverse." :) It sure looks funny in Florida. I like it.

14 May 2010 1:40pm

@MontereyJohn: Haha! Yes, but that "d" word has lots of applications - like the paradox of having a Midwest Iowan building his red and white barn and windmill in the heart of Old Dixie.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Does not look like Florida, but it works for him. Cool capture.

14 May 2010 2:42pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

It sure doesnt match what I would expect of Florida, but sometimes whats different brings out attention back to notice the everyday things around it we often miss

14 May 2010 3:33pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

that is certainly a scene - a bright red "midwest" barn and palm tree.....great combo.....

14 May 2010 4:12pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

I love the barn and the fence.

14 May 2010 10:16pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A nice looking barn indeed.

16 May 2010 4:13am

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

I love big red barns--reminds me of growing up in Michigan. It's nice that they brought a piece of their old home into their new one.

17 May 2010 2:01pm

NIKON D80
1/100 second
F/4.2
ISO 400
130 mm

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