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{19/365} Flavoring the Roads | Southeast Missouri Photographer

Whenever we, as in the Bootheel, even get the slightest threat of bad weather, grocery stores are packed, Wal-Mart is crazy, and the roads get the salt stripes laid down like a perfect hand in poker.

Today, I wanted to capture an image that embodies the preparation for impending snow and ice. I stood in the middle of Hwy. 84/412 that runs through Hayti and captured a few frames. Even our beloved Judge Keith Currie stopped to ask me what in the world I was doing in the middle of the highway. Then another friend stopped me. Yes, I told you I was crazy.

When I saw that traffic was empty, I got on the ground to get a different view of the pavement. Kind of cool, if you ask me. Or if you don’t ask me. I like it, alot.

Facebook comments:

January 20, 2011 - 5:45 pm

Traci Todd - very cool stephanie!!! they only treat the roads with that stuff in lexington.
I love your perspective 🙂

January 20, 2011 - 6:05 pm

Tina - Love that perspective – I probably would have hopped out and started shooting with you 😉

January 23, 2011 - 8:40 pm

laura meeks - i really love this shot. i was dreaming about it in bed this morning at like 5am. 🙂

January 31, 2011 - 12:33 am

Keith Currie - I was just glad that I didn’t run over you…that would have been tough to explain to the Sheriff!!! Nice picture!!!!

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