Header Attribution

The header photo is a wall in the Depot Art District in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

The Horse's Mouth


This isn't a "gift horse"
and when I looked into its mouth
I couldn't see any teeth.
(when you buy a horse you look at its teeth to make sure you are getting a healthy animal,
but when someone GIVES you a horse, it is rude to "look it in the mouth"
hence - "don't look a gift horse in the mouth")

From this angle and proximity
this horse looks cartoonish and goofy!
Here're a couple of more stately shots
to redeem the poor guy's reputation.



Taken 1 October 2010
outside a national franchise Chinese-American restaurant
in Monterey, California.

6 comments:

  1. He looks like a camel in that first shot. Glad you let him redeem himself...

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  2. Okay. That was rude of me. No offense intended towards camels. Excuse my faux pas...

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  3. Nice sculpture. He's a very well dressed horse. I like the little ornament hanging from his tail. Seems like something like that could get messy in real life though.

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  4. Ha ha ha...I think he is beyond redemption.

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  5. frontal looks like a camal. backside like a well. er....

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