Friday, January 21, 2011

Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Seen today on Upper Broadway. Between the snow and his expression and the sign -- let there be no mistake: it's the Duck that's not in service -- my heart cracked a little.

7 comments:

tericarter said...

Found your blog through Janet Reid and am enjoying poking around this morning. By the by, Garrison Keillor is a real celebrity --- he would tell you so himself. :-) I took a comedy writing class with him at the Univ of Minnesota and no 3-hour class was ever more fun.

Cheers.

Indigo said...

There is an element of sadness in this picture, as if the ride awaits a child's delight. (Hugs)Indigo

Sarah Allen said...

Oh, how sad and precious! I also found your blog through Janet Reid, thank you for your humor and honesty.

Sarah Allen
(my creative writing blog)

Transparent Mama said...

Awwwww! Poor duck. He looks so upset about it too.

MacDougal Street Baby said...

I confess, such signage has never stopped me before. My kids will attest to it. In fact, I usually just put 'em on the darn ride and sing my own verse, saving my coins for other more pressing matters. My defense is airtight. They overcharge and should be ashamed.

Super D said...

How come no one made a Cheney joke? Same glowing smile...


Nice shot BB,

-Max

deborah18 said...

Brenda,
so funny. So are we neighbors? I had a great time taking my photo (though yours was better) because this elderly woman and her caretaker were also cracking up about it. It was one of those delicious New York moments.