one day at a time

day 72: cracks and ripples

cracks and ripples © Verena Fischer 2011

cracks and ripples © Verena Fischer 2011

I have noticed this broken window already months ago, but only now I managed to take an interesting enough picture of it. The window is part of the shop front of what used to be a pharmacy if I’m not mistaken and the broken part actually has a different colour from the rest of the window. This is not quite visible in this night shot, because of the reflection of the bar across from the shop front, but I assume it’s what gives it this special glow too.

I took the picture on the way to the big grocery store that is not too far from here. The store is massive and I never quite find everything I’m looking for just because it’s so big. I easily become impatient in such big grocery markets and give up. The last time I was in this store with Ezequiel I actually got very grumpy. This was clearly my fault since I had the stupid idea to go there before having any breakfast. When I’m hungry I’m quite the opposite of patient. And I’m not a patient person in the first place.

Apart from my visit to the grocery store I didn’t do much of consequence yesterday. I just relaxed watching some Star Trek, eating some nice food and enjoying a quiet Saturday.


6 responses

  1. Beautiful photo – really inspiring. I’m going to search more of your blog…I think I’ve already stumbled on a treasure after reading this post. Thanks for sharing (and yes! I also get grumpy when hungry! lol).

    October 24, 2011 at 12:24 am

  2. It’s a lovey shot!

    October 24, 2011 at 12:32 am

  3. Your patience in waiting for just the right angle paid off very well. Wondering how it managed to not shatter and crumble after all this time.

    October 24, 2011 at 6:03 pm

  4. I love the textures in this photo. Really nice. And I need to watch some Star Trek. 🙂

    October 24, 2011 at 7:30 pm

  5. Cool shoot. Awesome. I wish I could shoot like this.

    October 26, 2011 at 6:46 am

  6. I can never do anything on an empty stomach…trouble for sure. This is an interesting photo with its patterns of light and texture. We all need a bit of doing nothing of consequence in order to reboot the creativity.

    October 26, 2011 at 8:15 am

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