Now, roadkill doesn't just happen every day. Okay wait, it does, but you can't always be stopping and snapping shots I understand. SOO, the contest ends whenever I get the best picture PERIOD. Could be weeks, months, years...whatever. The longer it is, the longer I get to wear my ugly shirt.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Yesterday as I was making my trek down Western Blvd. (the ONLY street in Jville..not really but kinda) I passed this sad and stiff dead deer. It was too close to the road and too huge NOT to get a picture so I quickly risked my life and swerved off the road to take a closer look.
I admit. I have an obsession with dead bodies. Human, animal...it doesn't matter. I like them all. When I worked at Restland, my most favorite part was seeing the car accident victims come in. It's horrible, I'm a sicko, I know...but I have this weird obsession with wanting to look at death. It's so fascinating, right? Like the time I tried to see the dead beaver, I just can't help myself.
So when I pulled over to see this beast, I had to take a picture. I got pretty close and WANTED to get closer and get more of the face but I had this crazy feeling in my gut that it was just faking being dead and any minute it was gonna scramble to get up on it's feet and attack me. I played the whole scenario out in my head and it didn't turn out well so I decided not to get more than just this one picture.
I've decided that since I can't BE everywhere and SEE all the death available to us car drivers, I need YOU to send me your BEST road kill picture. Yes folks, this means the most gory, the biggest, the nastiest, bloodiest, stiffest, piece of dead meat you can find on the side of the road. Get out, take a picture and email it to me at
It HAS to be YOUR picture. You can't go google image searching for something. I'm trusting you on this one.
It has to be dead. I can't take anything that's in MID death and still shaking or in pain. That's just sick.
It has to be an animal. No humans please.
And the best part?
The winner will receive...
DUM DUM DUM DUM DUM DUM DUM.....
MY BEAUTIFUL FLOWERDY SHIRT!!!
seen here in this picture...
and in almost every other freakin picture on my blog. I'm tired of being caught in it. I suggest you don't wear it since it's old and has little balls all over it, but do something productive with it...turn it into a rag or a pair of panties or something fun. Then blog about it and make me happy that my shirt lives forever in other ways.
Posted by Jessica Lowe at 10:13 AM