Editors — Berkeleyside readers have been sharing some wonderful photographs of rainbows with us recently, so we thought it was timely to publish this Quirky Berkeley post.
Tom Dalzell: I roughly divide my posts into two groups. First, a major manifestation is a collection of photos taken at a single location. Second, an aggregation is a collection of photos taken around town. Presented here is an aggregation, a few of the many photographs of depictions of rainbows that I have collected in Berkeley.
Some are institutional or commercial:
Others are residential.
And one even includes a leprechaun and his hidden pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
In a land of rainbows, one expects unicorns, but I have yet to find a unicorn in Berkeley, absent toys in stores. I trust that Berkeleyside readers who know of a Berkeley unicorn will let me know.
Tom Dalzell, a labor lawyer, created a website, Quirky Berkeley, to share all the whimsical objects he has captured with his iPhone. The site now has more than 8,600 photographs of quirky objects around town as well as posts where the 30-year resident muses on what it all means.
A longer version of this post may be found at Quirky Berkeley.
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