Friday, July 16, 2010

RUM AND GROG

It's amazing what people do with their old trees. A lot of people just have them cut down for firewood. The gentleman that owns this residence commissioned someone to carve the tree trunk into, well, whatever this is;a very fancy light post. Seems a little far away from the sea and, I believe he needs a parrot to complete the ensemble.

25 comments:

  1. Great catch of this old sailor and his wooden leg, impressive creativity of this work!

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  2. I like how the house number sign is lit up at the bottom. I guess this is in case you accidentally overlook the pirate.

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  3. Is this carved from the stump or perched on it? In either case, I like this 'Old Salt,' even if he has lost his way...guess that's why he's holding up his lantern! :)

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  4. I'd love giving directions to this house...straight on 19 and turn left at the pirate...that's it matey.

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  5. Yep, a colorful parrot on the shoulder definitely would complete the piece.

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  6. Maybe he is using the lamp to look for his parrot. Arrrggg! MB

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  7. He's probably just fulfilling an old dream of becoming a pirate when he grows up.

    Re your comment on Ocala: God goes where Yugos!

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  8. Oh yes, a parrot is just what this ensemble needs! You should leave an anonymous note.

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  9. I agree, a parrot on the left shoulder would do. Very cool and funny!

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  10. I happily join the find-a-parrot chorus!

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  11. There WAS a parrot on the left shoulder, but the termites found it too tasty to resist...

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  12. He even has a wooden leg! How charming! Retired from the wild wild waters of Lake Michigan? :-)

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  13. fabulous and a good sense of humor to make people smile

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  14. The Gorton's Fisherman never has a parrot.

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  15. The homemade touches are what made pre-Disney Florida so unique. Of course it is still a wonderful place; however, I do miss all of that Americana. Between your site and Jacob's Old Florida photos, I can get my nostalgia fix!

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  16. What a humorous piece of folk art! Well done.

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  17. and the Great Lakes are his inland sea!

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  18. You always find the most interesting things!

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  19. I"m thinking rum/limeade/ice/blender.
    V

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  20. A great idea, very talented people over there. You do seem to find the most amazing things.

    Cheers.
    Melbourne Daily Photo

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  21. My, where you live is really very interesting!

    What are your plans for the weekend?

    Thanks for visiting Norwich Daily Photo and leaving your comment. Come visit again tomorrow!

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