Tuesday, February 26, 2008
About three weeks ago now, I got an email with the subject line, "Here to serve my goddess." Since my family has not had a working bathtub for six months, I opened the email with visions of free plumbing work in our future. Turns out that the services being offered were photographic in nature. Specifically, photographs of any place, or anybody, in Pomona. And so it came to pass that Richard E. Nunez, most westward Second Street artist and life-long Pomona resident, has been doing his part to keep the blog pretty -and pretty active- with a regular stream of photographs.
Today's photo was his idea and creation. Here's the complete credits:
Art work and creative/ technical direction - Provided by Richard E. Nunez
Original Photography - Shot by the Goddess of Pomona
Styrofoam cup (look close on the right hand top corner of the sign) - Donated by a Pomona homeless person
Black and White "plant a meadow" poster inset - Ripped off (I mean recycled) from John Greenlee
Groundcover - Courtesy of John Greenlee (it's his trademark ornamental grass)
Fence- made possible by the City of Pomona Historical Ordinance (please give me about 4 blocks leeway for this one to work)
Dream - made possible by readers like you, alongside members of Covenant Methodist Korean Church
The update on the Towne Avenue garden project is that I am in communication with a Cal Poly Pomona landscaping architecture student, one of the same guys who did the Tri City garden. For whatever reason, it took a long time to actually get his contact information in order to get in touch with him. He was excited about the project and agreed to check on the site and give us a break down of how and what we should plant there. When I told John Greenlee's assistant Carlos about the project, he offered to donate plugs from their nursery. Slowly, but surely, it's coming along.