Photo 1, above, shows a nice cooperation between the Highway Department of some municipality somewhere and a certain hamburger chain. They get to advertise their McFries and pedestrians walking off their McCalories have a nice place in which to do so.
As with photo 1, photo 2 shows a road someplace, and again, I don't know where this is taking place, but it's funny and why not be a little whimsical, if you can't be a little Popsicle?
There is often something haunting about old, rusted, abandoned structures (such as the Republican party) but this is particularly interesting, because this Ferris wheel is located in Chernobyl, Russia, where the worst nuclear accident in history took place in 1986 in a town still largely deserted because of it.
Apparently, it used to be popular to depict a new year as being a baby delivered by a stork on December 31. However yours arrives, I hope you have a great 2013, and thank you for sharing 2012 with me.