Random Odd Summer Sightings
We found this in our mailbox. It is a potato with an address and stamps. It arrived just like this. Our oldest son dug it up during the Idaho stint of his cross-country cycle ride. He explains this odd mailing here.
Rome Airport: Young Italian men pluck their eyebrows these days.
They don’t mind if you take their picture. They practically pose.
Their girlfriends do mind when you take pictures of their boyfriends. I think they also give their guys lessons on how to over-enthusiastically use tweezers.
Chairs in the air by a castle.
Perhaps back in the day, this deranged baby created demand for gelato outside this shop in Squinzano, Italy. Today he’s just scary.
This guy looked positively macho before he stripped down to his swimsuit.
The poor boy ordered “Mixed Seafood Grill.” He expected (per the menu) swordfish, shrimp and cuttlefish. He got swordfish, crayfish with shrimp fronts, and a small whole purple octopus. With eyes. Or at least dents for eyes. He ate (part) gamely.
The only tweezers getting near these guys are the ones taking out splinters from the collapsing shower walls.