Zoomorphism Returns: Lucy the Elephant Turns 132-Years-Old
I had fun finding buildings shaped like cats in an earlier post, now here’s a building shaped like an elephant just twenty miles away from my home. (Zoomorphism: buildings shaped like animals.)
Lucy the Elephant, Margate, New Jersey
Lucy even had her toes done for this special event, and so did the lucky Lucy staff.
Here’s a little Lucy history . . . with a surprise at the end!
Lucy the Elephant has weathered some storms in her time, but the last one, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, was a stand-off. Lucy stood her ground, and although her toes got wet and some neighboring homes and businesses suffered damage, Lucy survived. Here’s a news report about Lucy and Sandy: Lucy the Elephant Survived Sandy.
Now you can buy a Lucy T-shirt that says:
You can find Lucy the Elephant on Facebook at Lucy the Elephant. Go and “like” her.
See also www.LucytheElephant.org
Lucy is how old? Oh my. And where’s my t-shirt? And why can’t I have pretty painted toe nails like Lucy? And when is my birthday? And how are you going to celebrate it? Let’s get back to the important stuff!
Meow for now. =<^!^>=