Town Square

Post a New Topic

Sunrise, sunset

Original post made by Don Frances on Mar 20, 2009

LAST FRIDAY, in the print edition's "Seen Around Town" section, we ran a picture called "Fiery Sunset." It showed a blazing sky against a black silhouetted foreground, with a caption claiming the shot had been sent in by Mountain View resident Kathryn Carpenter.

"This is the view from my front yard looking across the street at sunset on Nilda Avenue," Carpenter wrote. "It looks like there is a fire or the sun is rapidly approaching the Earth." (To see it online, check out our [Web Link pdf version] of the print edition; Seen Around Town is on page 6.)

Turns out, though, that we had the wrong photo in place that day. Carpenter's photo had inadvertently been replaced by another, older photo of a blazing sky against a black silhouetted foreground.

"Kathryn Carpenter will be very upset about her 'Fiery Sunset' photo in last week's Voice," wrote Barbara Gordon. "It was not her photo. It was my photo that you used in the April 18, 2008 issue of the ==I Voice== titled 'Fiery Sunrise.'" Ooops.

This week's edition [Web Link clears the whole thing up], and that is more or less that, although now I can't get that [Web Link plaintive song] out of my head: "Is this the little girl I carried? Is this the little boy at play?"

As always, any and all readers who'd like to see their photo from around town published in the ==I Voice's== print edition can send it to me (editor@mv-voice.com) as a jpg attachment, and I'll gladly run it.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

September food and drink goings on
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,493 views

College Freshmen: Avoiding the Pitfalls
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,292 views

Camp Glamp
By Laura Stec | 8 comments | 1,155 views

Parents Texting with Kids in the Car
By Chandrama Anderson | 7 comments | 621 views

Property rights and the will of the people
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 378 views