Friday, July 24, 2009
Texas Sky Pollution -- Looking At the Sky
These pretty clouds are found in Willis, Texas, at the intersection of FM 1097 and Interstate Highway 45. We are north of the Houston P.O. about forty miles.
On that corner, with their corresponding signs gouging our visual appreciation of the sky, are a Shell gas station (with Taco Bell), a Texaco gas station (not shown--with a fast food chicken place), and this Jack-in-the-Box from last week.
You might ask what is on the other corner? Have a peek below:
I don't know how long this United States Flag on the commercial lot will last. It is prime property and is for sale.
There are two types of drivers that I don't like to follow. Thank goodness this one is turning off. His diesel puts out huge clouds of black smoke which I could never catch with the camera. I do believe that is worse than the smells coming from the outhouse he was moving.
And this one? You could advertise your own business interest on this large Texas sized commercial sign. There are others along the road from our subdivision over to I-45 but you would be bored. I will keep you posted if anything interesting shows up.
The other type driver to avoid following? A person driving a Lincoln Town Car. They are terribly slow and very unpredictable with their maneuvers.
And I suppose we must give Rachel an exception, I know she drives her big Town Car carefully. She does speed a little. ('Speeding Along' link) (her entire blog)
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Have a terrific day Jim. Big hug. :)
Ralph, we have a song about that, the big skies in Texas. But since I am not a UT fan I never did learn the words. It is a silly song.
I hate diesel fumes, too. Ugh!
used to see them lined up on Wall Street waiting for the thieves - uh - brokers
your skies are still lovely, polluted or not
I no longer have the Lincoln. I now drive a Buick Century. I don't let any grass grow under the wheels of it either!
I wouldn't mind having a Lincoln Navigator! They are probably gas hogs though.