Sunday, June 01, 2008
june 2008 theme day: my corner local shop
the corner of orange grove and los robles includes a new pizzeria, a funeral home, and a dry cleaner, but what stands out as my shop is the king ranch supermarket. i enjoy it because i'm a minority when i shop there - the majority of their customers are hispanic - and they offer somewhat unique items to purchase, like fresh cactus.
this photo isn't exceptional, but it turned out to be the only one i could take that day. as i was snapping it off a security guard ran toward me and wondered why i was taking pictures of private property (is a supermarket private property? i was taking the picture on the sidewalk!). i mentioned that it was a photo for my blog and for monthly theme day and that seemed to satisfy him. he mentioned that they had some trouble in the past with people taking pictures... i wonder what kind of trouble?
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