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Gray Flannel Fotos: The Ten Commandments in Lake George

Gray Flannel Fotos: The Ten Commandments in Lake George

Photography
Here's a classic from the archives that I just got around to processing. It was taken in the Valley View Chapel, located on Route 9N in Ticonderoga, New York. I and Mrs. Suit happened upon this while driving around on vacation in Lake George several years ago, on a crisp autumn afternoon. The chapel, which was founded in 1901, sits adjacent to a cemetery. It's not evident from this photograph, but the chapel appears to be little more than a tourist attraction at this point. The doors were all left wide open (this was October, mind you) and dead leaves fluttered all around the small chapel. Still, most of the structure and furniture appear to be in decent shape. I shot this because I always love the look of stained glass in churches, and the design on this one is simple yet striki...
Ten Commandments for driving in New Jersey

Ten Commandments for driving in New Jersey

Funny Stuff
Nevermind that other list the Vatican published last summer - here are the Ten Commandments for anyone getting behind the wheel in my beloved Garden State: Thou shalt slam on thy brakes within 1,000 yards of a police car, even if thou art not speeding and the police officer hath already pulled someone else over. Thou shalt drive at least 15% faster than the posted speed limit or thou shalt get out of the way. Thou shalt forget everything thou learned about driving when the first raindrop hits the road. Thou shalt drive as if thou art the only one on the road if thou drivest a limo. Thou shalt slow to a crawl to rubberneck when even the most minor fender bender occurs. Thou shalt ignore all Merge signs when there is a traffic backup, because getting 20 feet ahead will totally ...