Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Fancy footwork

It's funny. I always know ahead of time when I'm going to be busted.

Still, I never have a response at the ready.

"Who are you and what are you doing here? And you have a dog? A dog? Dogs can't come in here!" He said, running up to us.



"Oh, I know, I know. I just...I just..."

We both waited for me to say something more as I backed out of the room. "I just...Hah!...well, you know... Oh, say, maybe you can point the way to the garden? I think I took a wrong turn."




51 comments:

  1. He he, you got busted! Maybe you should have said "I'm so sorry, my dog made me do it." Glad you managed to get a few photos in before eviction. Are you allowed to tell us where this stunning house and garden is?

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  2. cripes, did you walk into somebodies house?

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  3. I know when I've strayed off the path when I go hiking as I usually get chased by cows.

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  4. You're so brave! Please tell us where it is. It really is pretty, inside and out.

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  5. Western Justice Center, eh? How did you get in? They use a buzzer? Oh, the dog rang the buzzer and you just had to follow, I'm sure.

    Too funny. Pssst. There is a great view from the Shakespeare Club, too.

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  6. I'm going to script something and carry it in my pocket at all times. I'm brave when I enter, but cave when confronted.

    Latino Heritage, the door was propped open and it seemed like an invitation.

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  7. But the view of Baldy? From the roof?

    It annoys me that people assume dogs are going to pee in houses when they visit. They have stronger bladders than I have!

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  8. Gee, that house and yard should be on TV . . .

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  9. I'd love a stroll in that garden. Worth the scolding.

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  10. Looks like a beautiful place! Good you got some shots before being caught by The Man. Maybe Petrea's pirate influence has influenced you.

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  11. Ms M, Petrea has been such a terrible influence, I don't even know where to start.

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  12. That is such high praise it brings tears to my eyes.

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  13. It seems I'm doomed to always hold your purse.

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  14. Well it was definitely worth a shot (or two) as this is a lovely room. Bummer you got busted, but nothing ventured nothing gained as they say.

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  15. Wow, those shots are gorgeous. Nice snapping, wonderful trespasser!

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  16. "I have a what? a dog? I thought they gave me a seeing eye cat! what the hell!?!?"

    Petrea a bad influence? Nawwwww! ;-)

    a friend takes their dog to the cemetery to visit the grave of the now deceased husband/furry Dad. Technically illegal, but they hide a bit behind a wall and no one has caught them yet.

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  17. Hope the dogs pooped all over the place

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  18. I am offended on Albert's behalf.

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  19. I like Bellis' suggestion: "My dog made me do it." And Albert would just stand there and grin.

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  20. They were just asking for visitors, then. Love the pictures of the sky - so blue!

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  21. Nothing can touch the beauty and blue of a Southern California sky after the rain.

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  22. Remember, they're not going to arrest you. They can fuss all they want and carry on, but its just puffery. They expect people to kow-tow. When you don't, its a whole 'nother ball game.

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  23. Remember, they're not going to arrest you. They can fuss all they want and carry on, but its just puffery. They expect people to kow-tow. When you don't, its a whole 'nother ball game.

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  24. i like the indoor shots, a little too dark, but just fine when i clicked to expand them. very nice.

    kudos for taking chances.

    :-)

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    .ero
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  25. Federal property. Crawling with cops. They can arrest you.

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  26. or you can just claim you're a party of one of the Occupy folks! ;-) oh wait, they've been busting those folks lately too!

    apologize uber sweetly and slowly saunter out?

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  27. maybe if your pup had on some shoes and shirt, they'd be more obliged.

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  28. Bare-eyed, no, I agree. Too dark. But I was in a hurry.

    Trish, one time when I entered a house (I thought it was deserted. Really) the guy chased me down the block. This time I was glad to have a dog.

    Alex, you mean "No shoes, no shirt, no service?"

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  29. Occupy Latino Heritage? Where was your tent and signage? And Albert, I'll bet you licked them. Tut tut.

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  30. Hey, quit taking such good photos. Your forte is the narrative (which, once again is top-notch).

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  31. Oh god, usually I'm nervous when I see there's a comment from Anonymous. But in this case, I want to buy you a car or something.

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  32. Don't I make you nervous, too? Thumbing my nose at Federal Authority ($13.00 an hour security guards?), double posting at will . . . Do they do arbitration, too? That's special - nobody wins but the arbitrator.

    Best I cool off some. How's the weather at the non-profits?

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  34. Oh, I get it now. Federal funds. Well, grant writing can be an art - and so can fiction.

    Its that new camera.

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  35. I've consulted the blogger handbook regarding appropriately placed double-posts, Bandit. There might be a skateboard in your future.

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  36. Note, one post deleted to stay within federal guidelines - i don't wish to mess up my ranking on the dole list. I'm already on the watchlist as a terrorist - I support Ron Paul.

    I rode skateboards in '65!

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  37. I thot these fotos looked very familiar. After I magnified them to quadruple size, I knew I wasn't disremembering! I have some fotos of this joint, In N Out. Including some of a very special friend.

    She "lost" me & later said, "Where did you go?!
    I said: "I didn't come to take pics of you! I'm here to take some shots of this place while everyone is paying attention to you!" That's another blog posting for another year.

    Btw, KB, I can't imagine you coming here without PB on such a grand day.

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  38. I need to take a leaf out of yours and Petrea's books. Live on the wilder side.

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  39. How'd you know the ladies in my photo were watching a violinist? Wow

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  40. Hot cars are good, very collectible.

    wv termsdog
    Canine literary entity.

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  41. I'll bet on a Mammoth sky Hiker!!!

    Did you take this near Halloween??? Albert could have been a small child refusing to give up his costume!!!

    Fab shots...no matter how you got them!!!

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  42. Gorgeous and why didnt' we do this my last trip. Put it on the list.
    V

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  43. Beautiful place, Karin!
    The window, the furniture, the shiny floor, all is so elegant.
    The garden looks nice too.

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  44. Ah, well now I feel it was worth a little bit of embarrassment.

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