Posted by adiamondinsunlight on July 26, 2008
This morning I went on a walking tour of our new neighborhood, sponsored by a local architectural preservation society. (H claimed work as an excuse, but I suspect that the 90-degree weather also played a factor in his decision. Its also cleaning time again in our apartment, so perhaps he was penning an ode to Lebanon’s housekeepers.)
The tour was definitely focused on Brooklyn, but for the alert tour-goer it did offer a few Beirut moments.
One, a similar “more is more” approach to electricity wires:
And two, a shared “batten down the hatches” view of strangers:
I bet the guy who created that sign thinks I’m secretly a CIA agent, too 😛 .