EDGE OF THE FRAME – We often capture strangers in photos we take in public. Open your photo library, and stop at the first picture that features a person you don’t know. Now tell the story of that person.
They came creeping around from the back of the dam. Teenagers. Sneaky teens. With a couple of joints tucked in their caps, and Tommy’s sister to keep a lookout for cops … or more urgently, parents.
Small towns are really difficult, y’know? Everyone knows everyone. Not only do they know you, they also know your mom, your dad, your uncles, and cousins. Where you live. Where you go to school. There’s no privacy at all and when you are a kid, it’s all about getting away from those prying eyes.
All they wanted was a place to smoke a doobie without getting nailed by someone. Who knew that woman over there was taking their picture? Is nothing sacred?