This set of photos was taken on September 5, 2016 at 8:20 AM.
The location was at an intersection in down town Washington DC.
The "Take It!" Came as I was standing on the sidewalk at an intersection waiting for the pedestrian signal to change to allow safer passage to the other side of the street. In my usual way of trying to be always aware of what might be in my surroundings, my eyes brought me to the surface of the street.
There for all to behold was this set of globs of crosswalk paint. As you can see, we are talking not about a little bit of spillage here - but big splotches that speak of a crew that was not paying attention to its game as they put this important material into place.
I cannot help but give a little bit of thought to what went on when it happened.
The After Take: To those who I shared this with, all agreed, it is a debacle for which a cure may be extremely hard to deliver. The material used, and the method of application, is meant to last for many years. And so, this massive paint potato chip may be with us, for quite some time.
Perhaps the little splotch is the chip - and the big one, the dip - lol.
Here is hoping the installation crew has been transferred to focus on a line of endeavor that calls for less precision. In the meantime, I hope you get a laugh out of this word bubble, sitting in waiting in the street in our nation's capital.
Wishing you all my very best,
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