Block-A-Day 23 – Shocky’s

This is the local electrician’s shop. When I was a girl one of the electricians in our town was named Shocky. Even though I was too young to have known him I never forgot because I thought it was such a funny name.

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Block-A-Day 22 – The Post

This pattern was created about 6 years ago and I was just thinking about how the volume of written communication through the mail has gone down. I’m sure this is true for New Zealand. I wonder if that means fewer post boxes? I like to imagine all the love letters that have passed through these quaint post boxes.

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Block-A-Day 21 – Happy Campers

Today’s block is a “caravan” dealership. Another one of those references to names from the commonwealth nations. I talked to someone tonight that visited the south island of New Zealand and said there were little campers like this everywhere.

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Block-A-Day 19 – Wood’s Plumbing

This block made me think of my husband too because he treated our town’s water for 32 years. I thought this would make a perfect water treatment building. Think how this building would fit into a Dr. Suess story. A hose could attach to the spigot and water could come out and put out fires. Can you tell four of my young grandchildren live with me?

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