Mike Patterson  


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June 2022 - Open Daily – Except….

June 2022 - Mike Patterson

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I hope everyone sees the humor in this image. I found this on the door of a restaurant in the San Juan Islands off the Northwest coast of Washington State early this month. I’m not sure the owners were aware of how funny this looks “ open daily, except three days of the week! I did a bit of processing in Lightroom to make the letters stand out more. Otherwise, please enjoy a little lightheartedness!


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9 comments posted




Joseph J Zaia   Joseph J Zaia
Good find Mike. Perhaps you may consider sending a copy to the shop owner and pointing it out.   Posted: 06/08/2022 08:22:49



Al Swanson   Al Swanson
Great shot. It's always fun to catch a sign that doesn't quite live up to expectations   Posted: 06/11/2022 13:45:57



Jerry Biddlecom   Jerry Biddlecom
Humorous catch, Mike. I'd be curious to know how long it's been up there and how much longer it will stay. Intentional? Maybe some kind of marketing ploy, to get people to come inside the store to point out the mistake?   Posted: 06/14/2022 13:16:55



Peggy Reeder   Peggy Reeder
Fun photo Mike!   Posted: 06/18/2022 15:19:57



Stephen Levitas   Stephen Levitas
(Group 32)
Very cute. Signs like this are the most fun.
We have been in the San Juans many times. Which island, and which location if you remember?   Posted: 06/19/2022 23:36:25
Mike Patterson   Mike Patterson
Thanks! I have to credit my wife for spotting this. We found it at the Brown Bear Bakery in "downtown" East Sound on Orcas Island. We visit there every year for her birthday.   Posted: 06/20/2022 10:51:27
Stephen Levitas   Stephen Levitas
(Group 32)
What a great choice for a birthday trip. You must have some fond memories of Orcas.
Our daughter worked on Orcas for a while at the State Park there. We visited her on Orcas a few times. She is in Seattle now. Our son is also in Seattle, and every time we visit, he organizes a family weekend on an island. We were just on Guemes in March, at North Beach.   Posted: 06/20/2022 11:05:54



Marti Buckely   Marti Buckely
Very funny! Now you will have all of us looking at signs for signs of stupidity. :))   Posted: 06/20/2022 11:15:19



Kaylyn Franks   Kaylyn Franks
What a find!!! The processing you applied focused on the subject of the humorous words. I agree you should send a copy to the owner.   Posted: 06/28/2022 07:58:05