http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/us/nickel-soda-fountain-puts-fizz-back-into-pharmacy.html He had not seen since the last time ice cream was a nickel. He didn’t recognize her at first, but sure enough, they had gone to school together until she moved out of town.
This photograph was made in Kolmanskop, Namibia. Kolmanskop is an abandoned diamond mine near the coast. The "ghost" town has several residences and barrack-type accommodations, as well as the remains of a few commercial establishments. Today the town is a photographer's dream come true. One cannot spend enough time taking in all the photographic opportunities. For this photograph I had to crawl through a small opening in a window and have my friend pass my camera gear into me.