Charles Phoenix’s Slide of the Week: Olive Headquarters, Santa Clara Valley, CA, 1962


A hot summer sun cooks the breeze as it blows over rolling hills into the valley. Power lines and the proud poles that place them follow the leisure country road on both sides leading to and from Olive Headquarters. It sounds so official! If those lipstick red soft drink logos mounted to this county produce stand don’t attract passing motorists the multi color pennants will. They caught the eye of a brown bag-toting mother of two. Her blouse matches the pennants perfectly. How polite of her to color coordinate! The blazing blue sky is reflected behind her in the chrome-plated […]


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