Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Balance



In our neighborhood in Delhi, most houses/apartment buildings have a guard at the gate. I suspect it has more to do with status than actual protection - but at least there are enough of them they can keep each other company on our very quiet street. The lucky guards have a small shack to keep them dry in the rain and to give them a place to keep a few of their things.

Our guard has a shack, but as you can see in the photos, the shack straddles a ditch in front of the house. To keep it level, Delhi ingenuity was put to work. Now, to me it seems a bit unstable, but I haven't seen it move or tip in the nearly two years we've had this place.

A beautiful song that popped up on shuffle today while I was at work proofing a document.
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3 comments:

Nicole said...

I wouldn't dare get in there

Patricia Torres said...

I dont beleive this!!! thats a terrible condition to live in!! *sigh* I've seen that in Mumbai as well...

Maegan Beishline said...

Too funny, Jamie...I've been listening to that song all week! I just discovered her. She has such a beautiful voice and her songs are so soothing!

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