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Roachmobile

Roachmobile

Photos of people, places and things in my home town.

33 responses

  1. I love this first image! Nice B&W.

    April 10, 2014 at 9:56 am

  2. Really like the graphic school of art and wall in Sawyer Street

    April 10, 2014 at 11:07 am

    • Thank you Diana. These things make me think of the boxes in Mondrian’s paintings.

      April 10, 2014 at 11:43 am

  3. The roachmobile must turn a lot of heads. Imagine the wrecks it would cause on the freeways. :)

    April 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    • I don’t think it is road worthy enough to drive on a freeway here with people zooming through town at 70 MPH.

      April 10, 2014 at 1:25 pm

  4. That cockroach will be around long after we’re gone.

    April 10, 2014 at 12:53 pm

  5. That’s going to take a very big can of Raid or an enormous shoe to get “that” roach! LOL

    April 10, 2014 at 1:42 pm

  6. I’m a little depressed. After checking the internet, I discovered there are no Roachmobile dealers within a thousand miles of where I live. I must drown my disappointment.

    April 10, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    • There is a thriving art car scene in Houston. Look for Houston Art Car Klub on Facebook and get to know the scene.,

      April 10, 2014 at 6:15 pm

  7. Great roachmobile.

    April 10, 2014 at 10:16 pm

  8. Hilarious Roachmobile. What a great sense of humour! I presume it’s also indestructible. :)

    April 11, 2014 at 8:46 am

    • It may be indestructible on a spiritual basis, I don’t think it is very rugged.

      April 11, 2014 at 8:47 am

  9. >.< eep! Roach mobile…

    April 11, 2014 at 10:47 pm

  10. LB

    Roachmobile! wow …
    Love seeing your hometown shots – even the roachmobile :-)

    April 12, 2014 at 6:56 am

    • Laurie, we have a lot of weird vehicles here because of the Art Car scene.

      April 12, 2014 at 7:30 am

  11. Thank you for liking “Fluffy Bunny Overload.” Wonderful work in this photo gallery! :) I especially like “Glassell School of Art”, and the Roachmobile made me laugh. Art cars are fun to look at. :)

    April 16, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    • Thank you. Art cars are a fairly constant thing here.

      April 16, 2014 at 9:17 pm

  12. he looks very happy in his giant cockroach, probably the traffic parts ahead of him like godzilla

    April 19, 2014 at 3:40 am

  13. Ron

    That guy is obviously driving a Florida cockroach. They bug the hell out of me. You should see the can of Raid you need to kill one of those buggers. LOL

    June 15, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    • Nope, it is a Houston roach. The car is well known around here.

      June 15, 2014 at 7:16 pm

      • Ron

        The most remarkable car I saw around here, Florida, was a Ford Fiesta in the colors of the Green bay Packers. The top was adorned by a large wedge of cheese. I took a photo and posted it on Facebook. That’s a real die hard fan.

        June 17, 2014 at 12:23 pm

        • Nothing like a cheese head.

          June 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm

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