I need to take a moment at the top of this post to apologize for my last post. It seems some people think my posts have been slipping into pretentious territory (something I actively try to avoid, as advertised) and I can really see it in the last post. Poetry? Really?! What have I become?

So, for this post, I will return to form and be a salt-of-the-earth fella, a man of the people, an everyman (aka unpretentious).

They got crap growing everywhere over there in Roma, dude!

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Check out these shutters! Open, closed, half open, half closed… who cares?! They have crap growing all over them! It’s nuts, bro!

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Um, do you want to be hit in the face by a bunch of leaves when you leave your door?! I don’t! But I guess the Romans do, because they let this crap grow EVERYWHERE! Even in their doorways. Oops, big mistake, ya fink!

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This next photo (picture: below) is actually very pretty. And I think the one shutter open look is really working for the side of this building. That’s Roma though, a rich history of Architectural excellence! Do you dig it… man?

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Luckily all the cars in Europe are micro machines! LOL!! I mean, seriously, this thicket is inches away from knocking some Italiano off his Vespa. Ever heard of pruning sheers, folks? Get with the program, Rome. You’re never going to get a hummer down there with all those dinky cars in the way and a floating garden! LOL!

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But really, quite beautiful foliage in unexpected places.