This is my photographic response to this week’s photo challenge by The Daily Post. I like taking photos, especially for this type of challenge. I find it leads me to see the world differently. And seeing the world differently is something I always find enriching.
Our part of New England has a large Portuguese-speaking population (mostly from Brazil, but I’ve learned we also have a large Cape Verdean community. Until about a month ago, I’d never even heard of Cape Verde). As a result, we have this interesting juxtaposition of traditional New England architecture and businesses featuring signs in Portuguese. It’s kind of cool. This first photo is an example of that.
This second photo is an example of toddler/preschooler culture. It’s of my son in his “walking outside and picking dandelions” outfit. You can see his cape, “raccoon hat,” and sunglasses, but what you can’t see is that he’s also wearing a tutu underneath. No Mardi Gras beads today, though.