Along West Cedar, we found other distractions. It looks like several neighboring townhouses are having a friendly horticultural competition. Photographing their outstanding parlor window displays felt like shooting fish in a barrel. I worked quickly because it was past dinnertime and we were starving, but I took a few close-ups to show the pretty mix of colors and textures in many of the boxes.
What's up with those lotus pods? Someone covered them in grass seed? Or toasted coconut?
And one more, on a side street: