This post is part of Ann Christine’s LAPC #123 – Found in the neighborhood
In this photo challenge, Ann-Christine wants us to share photos of people, places, and things found in the neighborhood
OK.Let me start.
My first encounter was this guy, what an amazing creature!
It’s commonly known as Oriental Garden Lizard. Like chameleons, they can move each of their eyes in different directions.
This lizard can change the color of the body depending upon whether it is frightened or in response to temperature changes
Oriental Garden Lizard
Do you know that Lizards are worshipped in some temples in India?
In Varadaraja Temple in Kancheepuram(Tamil Nadu), in India, there is a place adjacent to the Sanctum Sanctorum, where the images of Gold & Silver lizards are found on the ceiling.
A visit to the temple is complete only when the devotees touch the Images. The belief is that one gets cured of the curses.
Next, I visited a nearby park with a children’s playground, I realized that it’s empty.No kids around, not even elders.
So sad! How Covid is changing the life pattern!
As I walked further down, I noticed this huge tree with a Nail(screw) in its trunk.
Can you hammer a nail into the tree?
It’s common to find posters & flexes nailed on the tree trunks for free advertisements.
What happens if nails are hammered in a tree trunk?
When nails are inserted in a tree trunk, channels taking water to branches are damaged, which affects its growth and the tree dies a slow painful death ultimately.
As I continued my walk I came across this gentleman busy grooming himself.
What do you mean by ‘Grooming’?
Everybody loves to appear pleasing and wants to look beautiful and appear handsome. Nothing wrong with it.
Are you aware of ‘Grooming of different kind’ ?
In this grooming of ‘different kind’ your lips, eyes,slim figure, poise and hair can all look fantastic without grooming!!!
By now I started feeling hungry and wished to grab some light breakfast and to my surprise, I found the eatery closed.
Disappointed I returned home.
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