Creative photos and essays from the San Juan Islands


Dreams and other people

Dreams and other people

Don’t ya just hate it when someone else takes your dream and makes it a reality? I made many a wooden routed sign in my day, and always thought of setting up just this sort of rig for marketing them.

The idea entered my dream file when seeing just such a shop on the waterfront in Seattle back in the ’60’s. The decades have erased the shop owner’s name….nope, here it is, “Omar’s Signs” all hand routed and free-hand to boot.

So here someone, presumably on San Juan Island, has done just what I wanted to do. Oh well, I didn’t inherit the title “Jimmy Dolittle” for nothing!


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