single frame: Felke Florist

Felke Florist

Felke Florist
Canon PowerShot S80
2009

If you’ve never been to Plymouth, put it on your list; it is a charming small Indiana city. I came to appreciate it on my many passes through as I explored the Michigan Road in 2008. Its intact old downtown is filled with viable local shops; well-cared-for homes dating to the mid-1800s line the Michigan Road leading in and out. Terre Haute, Muncie, Goshen – they all wish they had a main drag like Plymouth’s.

Once I drove through Plymouth at twilight and Felke Florist’s sign was lit with beautiful bright red neon. I so regretted that I didn’t have my camera with me. And then on many subsequent trips through town, the sign wasn’t lit. But then on this particular afternoon it was — inexplicably, as it was four o’clock in the afternoon. Fortunately, my camera was sitting on the passenger seat. You’d better believe I stopped for this photo!

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2 responses to “single frame: Felke Florist”

  1. M.B. Henry Avatar

    These posts always inspire me to do more exploring of Indiana when my husband and I visit his folks and family. Trouble is it’s always the holiday time which is so busy!

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Make a spring or autumn trip just for the heck of it! Those are the best times to visit – not so hot and humid like in the summer. We also have lovely autumn color, well worth seeing.

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