Sunday, July 01, 2007

Theme Day - the color red

For most people, UCSD is simply a great local university. For me, it was where I spent much of my youth. My mom was a grad student there when I was little, so I have many warm memories of our times spent there (I thought it was a great big playground!). Much of my happy memories surround the great sculptures you can find hidden all over campus. Red Shoe is but one of them - easy to find, but many would probably never see. Read up on this sculpture here. One more shot here.
See all things red around the world:
Shanghai, China - Mumbai, India - New York City (NY), USA - Manila, Philippines - Albuquerque (NM), USA - Hamburg, Germany - Stayton (OR), USA - Los Angeles (CA), USA - Hyde, UK - Oslo, Norway - Brookville (OH), USA - Melbourne, Australia - Stavanger, Norway - Bellefonte (PA), USA - Bucaramanga (Santander), Colombia - Joplin (MO), USA - Singapore, Singapore - Selma (AL), USA - Cleveland (OH), USA - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Chandler (AZ), USA - Stockholm, Sweden - Seattle (WA), USA - Boston (MA), USA - Arradon, France - Evry, France - Baton Rouge (LA), USA - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Boston (MA), USA - Grenoble, France - Cottage Grove (MN), USA - Greenville (SC), USA - Hilo (HI), USA - Nelson, New Zealand - La Antigua, Guatemala - Brisbane (QLD), Australia - Singapore, Singapore - Tel Aviv, Israel - Hong Kong, China - Sequim (WA), USA - Paderborn, Germany - Saarbrücken, Germany - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Tenerife, Spain - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Sydney, Australia - Naples (FL), USA - Cologne (NRW), Germany - Wassenaar (ZH), Netherlands - Saint Louis (MO), USA - Cypress (TX), USA - Ocean Township (NJ), USA - Mainz, Germany - Toruń, Poland - Menton, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Singapore, Singapore - North Bay (ON), Canada - Jakarta, Indonesia - Montréal (QC), Canada - Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Baziège, France - San Diego (CA), USA - Prague, Czech Republic - Ampang (Selangor), Malaysia - New York (NY), USA - Kajang (Selangor), Malaysia - Sharon (CT), USA - Newcastle (NSW), Australia - Port Angeles (WA), USA - Nottingham, UK - Villigen, Switzerland - Chicago (IL), USA - Torquay, UK - Brussels, Belgium - San Diego (CA), USA - Mexico (DF), Mexico - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Cape Town, South Africa - Paris, France - Seoul, Korea - Manila, Philippines - Milano, Italy - Austin (TX), USA - Chennai, India - Madrid, Spain - Seoul, South Korea - Wailea (HI), USA - Toronto (ON), Canada - Ajaccio, France - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Silver Spring (MD), USA - Zurich, Switzerland - Sydney, Australia - Budapest, Hungary - Moscow, Russia - Auckland, New Zealand - Torino, Italy


Blogger Maraï said...

Your shot is very funny! I guess you had great time where you were younger! I love your picture!
Maraï from Brisbane

Sat Jun 30, 07:44:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Fénix (Bostonscapes DP) said...

A shoe made to look like a duck! (That's what I thought it was at first sight.) Nice!

Sat Jun 30, 08:15:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Lavenderlady said...

It is very unusual...thank you for including the link.

Sat Jun 30, 08:53:00 PM PDT  
Blogger RamblingRound said...

Unusual and creative!

Sat Jun 30, 08:59:00 PM PDT  
Blogger lv2scpbk said...

That's an interesting sculpture.

Sat Jun 30, 09:47:00 PM PDT  
Blogger ~tanty~ said...

Very cute Felicia. I like it a lot!
Happy Sunday for you and your family :)

Sat Jun 30, 10:45:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Jilly said...

Love this. Such fun - and love your words too.

Sun Jul 01, 01:22:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Gerald England said...

a red sculpture -- never seen anything like this before!

Sun Jul 01, 01:31:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice shot of a cleverly created red shoe.

Abraham Lincoln
—Me as Moses—

Sun Jul 01, 03:12:00 AM PDT  
Blogger zannnie said...

it's a funny looking shoe....only one side? and who left it there ?:)))

Sun Jul 01, 05:10:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Jazzy said...

hm, my favourite subject - shoes.
what a magical red day shot!
happy red sunday.

Sun Jul 01, 05:21:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Ben said...

Is that only me that realise it is a shoe. Well mentioned in text but...

Sun Jul 01, 05:43:00 AM PDT  
Blogger alice said...

Ok but where is the owner?

Sun Jul 01, 07:39:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Olivier said...

surprenante cette statue, elle est tres originale. bravo
surprising this statue, it is very original. cheer

Sun Jul 01, 08:23:00 AM PDT  
Blogger miramar said...

That's a very big shoe. Where's the other one??? :)

Sun Jul 01, 10:11:00 AM PDT  
Blogger slinger said...

The Man With One Red Shoe....your photo reminded me of the movie. Strange location for this, but a great capture indeed.

Sun Jul 01, 12:54:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Chris in Madison said...

Beautiful - I love it! I have a classic Wisconsin rural scene for Theme Day today.

Sun Jul 01, 07:26:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Ming_the_Merciless said...

It looks more like a duck!! :-)

Mon Jul 02, 01:41:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Gail's Man said...

Hate to be the cobbler who has to ment this shoe!

Mon Jul 02, 01:43:00 PM PDT  
Blogger R&R in The Netherlands said...

That has to be one of the most unusual posts for the day. And inspiring for commenters to make a funny quip!

Tue Jul 03, 03:24:00 AM PDT  

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