A small selection of photographs from Seattle, Washington state.
"Come closer," said the cop.
"Come closer. You wanna video this? Don't be shy. Come right over here."
I moved forward a few feet, suspecting a trap, making sure not to go any closer than the ten feet that is sometimes considered the magical 'safe distance' for approaching a working police officer. But of course, there is no 'safe distance'. It all depends on the mood of the moment.
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East Lyme summer
Mermaid Parade 2014
Pipe burst on Houston Street
When the flood waters receded after a water main burst on Houston Street this afternoon, they left behind a large amount of sandy mud and a rather spectacular sinkhole that took a chunk out of the westbound side of the street. Houston has been snarled up by roadworks for a number of months; losing half the street is not going to improve matters.
I arrived too late to see the actual flood, but the damage it did is impressive in its own right.