February 22, 2008

It's New York, so the beautiful snow has devolved into rain.

But people here in Brooklyn Heights have their defense against the wetness and the dreariness:

Umbrellas

Striped boots

Umbrellas

15 comments:

Middle Class Guy said...

Looks like Chicago last week before the chill set in again.

ricpic said...

We walk through the streets, the streets of the city
And we don't, we don't even know it,
That whatever our drama, whatever our crisis,
All around us the city protects us.

Trooper York said...
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Bissage said...

Are there any happy, little bluebirds in Brooklyn Heights today?

Zeb Quinn said...

It does that way.

rightwingprof said...

Freezing rain and sleet here. It's a solid sheet of ice outside. And we're just 200 miles due west of NYC.

tituslalala said...

i had a dream i was married to tiki barber

tituslalala said...

new yorkers love their umbrellas

when i moved out east i never saw people with umbrellas during snowstorms.

Chip Ahoy said...

That's one way to rinse the urine off the sidewalks.

Ann Althouse said...

Titus, you're right. I'd forgotten. New Yorkers carry umbrellas for snow, so naturally they had them when the snow turned to rain.

chuck b. said...

"Devolved"? I say rain is the higher state. Then vapor.

MadisonMan said...

Snow changing to rain in New York City is as inevitable as Republican Congressmen being indicted.

PatCA said...

These photos remind me of the pictures taken in Paris around 1900, raining, lots of umbrellas... Shoot, I can't remember the artist! Help me out here.

Ann Althouse said...

PatCa: Caillebotte.

PatCA said...

Maybe so! Or perhaps my memory throws in a little Steiglitz too.