Sunday, April 11, 2010

IT'S FOR SALE. NO, REALLY!

This is probably the smallest bridge you will see today on San Francisco Bay Daily Photo. As such, I had to get out very early and paint it so as not to be overshadowed by bigger and more "engineered" structures. It really was a lot of work, took me nearly three cups of Louis's wonderful coffee to complete the project. It is the Perry Mickel Bridge, also known as the 15th Avenue Bridge. It separates Fort Lauderdale from Wilton Manors. It crosses a fork of the Middle River. An occasional Manatee can be seen passing by when looking down. That may take another cup of coffee while you wait. There aren't as many as there used to be.

21 comments:

  1. You sure did a nice job painting! I would join for a cup of *Louis* coffee but really...I won't be painting....
    nice shot!

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  2. Oh I like this one, it's cheerful!
    I've got a Paris bridge today but Louis posted the wrong link, it's on my other blog!

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  3. Thanks for your hard work, B Squared.

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  4. Good morning!
    What a colorful bridge! I love birds and nature... and this botanical look is perfect with the palms behind it!
    I stopped over to Louis's ... love the 'French' flair to the blog and ... COFFEE!
    Have a great Sunday ~ Maria

    ps. Rooting for the Manatees!

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  5. Where's the FTLDP Staff Limo in this photo!?

    «Louis» thanks you both for mentioning his coffee and for joining the Bridge meme this week!

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  6. «Louis» and Cieldequimper both post on Paris time. «Louis» et Mme la Vache drove to Carmel, CA Saturday and didn't get home until 2200, CA time, so «Louis» didn't revise the link to Ciel's post until Sunday morning CA time. The correct link is now up.

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  7. Great painting job. I love it. More coffee!!! MB

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  8. You did a wonderful job with this bridge. Such great talent you have. I hope the Yugo was safely parked while you were working.

    And I thought all you did was paint the town red!

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  9. How fun! Love the painting! It's so colorful! :-D

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  10. Interesting info today on your entry. Lots of color too. Headin' South soon. Oviedo here I come!

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  11. There's a new book out and I thought of you: "Yugo, the rise and fall of the worst car in history."

    Q. What comes with every Yugo User's Manual?
    A. The bus schedule.

    Two guys in a Yugo were arrested last night in Oakland following a push-by shooting incident.

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  12. love the bridge and the Yugo jokes and must get some of *Louis* coffee. It must work miracles if you painted that whole bridge in three hours!!!!

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  13. It may be small but it's certainly colorful.

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  14. I think it's a very cute bridge. You've done a wonderful job with the painting. You ought to set up a mobile coffee stand for people to enjoy some java while they wait for the manatees.

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  15. You paint, I'll watch for manatees.

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  16. Good job!

    It's a colorful bridge.

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  17. Oh my! It looks so...Florida. :)

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  18. My goodness, that MUST have been lots of work - You go rest now! heheheheee

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  19. How clever of you to trump the "Big Bridge Boys" with this one. I think I vaguely remember Wilton Manors.
    V

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