Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Random musings before bed after a dull night on the road

In light of my travels being pretty un-noteworthy* I was sitting here in the Findlay Fairfield inn going through all the old photos on my cell phone. Turns out I found a whole bunch of pictures that I'd been meaning to blog about but had forgotten about entirely.

Example #1 - At O'Hare after flying back from Vegas



This metal bracket is mounted above the TP dispenser. It's friggin' huge and I have no idea what it is for. At first I thought it was some sort of storage space where women could stash their purse or handbag. But then I remembered - I was in a men's room. Any ideas?

Picture #2 - In the window of a grocery store in some small town in Wisconsin (seen on the way to my cousin's wedding):



MMmmmm...frosted flak...

Picture #3 - From the way back machine, from a display of sandals in a Walgreens this past summer:



Frankly, I wonder if I should get a shirt that says the same thing about me that I can wear around when it's sunny. After all, big sunshine is just as bad for me as it probably is for these sandals.

Wait a minute, since when is sunlight bad for sandals? Aren't sandals (by definition) meant to be worn outside in "big sunshine"? No wonder they were on sale...

*Barring a bunch of Amish people hanging out sheets to dry in below-freezing weather and a factory manager describing their emissions as including "carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, hydrogen chloride and a bunch of other nasty stuff"

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, those airport bathroom luggage things are the best. I use them for purses, yeah, but you could totally fit a briefcase or a laptop or something in there.

Grafs said...

I was just in O'Hare on the 3rd. I love traveling for work...So far.

I Blog, You Blog said...

I think it's the two holes on the front of the...er...bathroom-luggage-thing...that was distressing to me, initially. What would you need to put through there?

grrrbear said...

TOWWAS - are you serious? Is that really what those things are for? Holding my Man-bag?! I thought I was being funny...

Grafs - trust me, it gets old fast. But then you don't have to fly out of O'Hare every time, probably, so it might be better for you.

The Phoenix said...

It's for your reading material. I honestly believe that's what it's for, particularly newspapers.

Anonymous said...

Oh, those slippers! They have that made-in-
China look to them. How come Engrish is so much more charming when the Japanese do it?