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IronyEver drive by a scene and just burst out with a simple “Ha!” because of the irony of it all?

That’s what happened to me a few days ago. I drove by this scene on College Blvd., just south of the 78 Freeway in Carlsbad/Oceanside, CA. I saw the same scene the next day, riding with my daughter, and she commented: Now there’s good advertising!” Then yesterday, I saw the same scene, and remembered I had my camera in the trunk, so I pulled around and parked, walked up to this gentleman and said, “I want to ask your permission to take your picture, because I think this is very funny.”

A big smile broke across his face as he said “Sure! I was wondering if anyone was ever going to say anything.”

I took his picture and then told him to look for it on my blog tomorrow. I promised not to make fun of him… that I was only going to label it Irony and let people make up their own minds.

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He stuck out his hand to shake mine, and introduced himself as “Dave. Dave Smith.” He also said he didn’t want his picture on any kind of inappropriate site. I assured him that it would not, and appreciated his concern.

He told me he was doing this as a favor for his buddy who owns or works at the business—I don’t remember which. He was there to get people to look into this little shopping center that they drive by everyday and to notice the little hidden shop.

Another irony: It’s right next to a donut shop. You’d think I would have known about it already.


  1. Beautiful hair. I’ll bet you thought he hadn’t been to the barber yet.

  2. Yes, his hair was wonderful. He obviously cared for it. Who am I to say he hasn’t been to the barber? Looked like nice hair to me… Maybe it was an inch or two longer a week ago… You need a barber to keep long hair looking good, too!

    A very friendly man!

  3. This is good. This is my son and thank you and yes he does take good care of his hair. Thank you for sharing this with your readers. I like your site and will visit it often.

  4. I’d like to say thanks to Mr. Darrow for being legitimate. I had told a friend of mine about you approaching me and asking to take my picture for your blog. I was given some negative feedback. Therefore I was alittle concerned about what I would see on your blog. When I finally did get to a computer and saw what you had done, my smile was bigger than the one you saw that beautiful, sunny day. Thanks again and GOD bless. p.s. – HI MOM luv ya

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