Tag: Cool Signs

Here It Is! The Greatest Road Sign In The World

Here It Is! The Greatest Road Sign In The World

Winding road next 140 miles. Can you say it with me? One hundred… forty… miles.

Winding Road Next 140 Miles Sign

This gorgeous sign is found on Route 36 in Red Bluff, California.

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Blast From The Past: Emblem, Wyoming

Blast From The Past: Emblem, Wyoming

My parents were vagabonds in the early 70’s, crisscrossing the States in my mom’s ’68 Firebird. I wrote of it a few years ago.

This past week on the heels of my photographic trip down memory lane, I asked my mother for a copy of a photo that was burned into my mind as a child. It was a picture of my dad standing near the Emblem, Wyoming sign.

This photo was taken in 1971:

Emblem Wyoming 1971

Here is the photo I took while on our bike trip to Yellowstone, 34 years later:

Emblem Wyoming Sign 2005

In over 3 decades the town never grew in population. I find that fact pretty amazing.

How about You?

What is the “smallest town” you’ve ever been to?

Sunday Snapshots: Inspirational Signs

Sunday Snapshots: Inspirational Signs

I pass this church often. Whoever puts the quotes on their signs really comes up with some good ones. This weekend was a two-fer.

“Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.”

Life is too short to waste time hating anybody

“Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.”

Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.

It may be that I’m just a silly hippie-type that is continually looking for meaning in things, but I always feel like these signs are “talking” to me. I’ll take inspiration anyway I can get it, I suppose.

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