Tuesday, July 01, 2008

travelin' observations

A couple of quick notes...

  • Why is it that certain older couples begin to dress alike—same shirts, same shorts, and so forth? Is it so they can distinguish each other in the crowds at outlet malls?
  • On the topic of outlet malls, Freeport was busy yesterday, though the crowds did seem a little lighter than usual. Also notable were the number of signs advertising sales. You know things are bad when factory outlets begin deep-discounting. L.L. Bean was also advertising thirty percent off sale prices, a highly unusual move for them too.
  • Wilco over the sound system at Whole Foods... um... I am part of a demographic now.

That said, this is what the road looks like when you get away from the traffic: