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Crocheted flag shows differences of suburban & urban gays: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology

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Yard Arteology: The study of neighbors through their lawn decoration... Gay pride festivals are celebrated mid-June in Denver and on the last weekend of August in Boulder. In Wheat Ridge, gay pride is celebrated everyday at a home with a well-hung rainbow flag that has been entirely crafted in a gay crochet... The crocheted rainbow flag hanging from the home pictured above is more than a symbol of equality. It is also visual proof that suburban gays are radically different than urban gays.

If this house were in Denver, the residents would have not spent their precious time crocheting a rainbow flag. Instead, a designer flag would have been purchased at Heaven Sent Me, and time would have been spent on home improvements.

While a suburban gay spends his time crocheting indoors, an urban gay would have been covering that white house with the ghastly hospital green trim in a more suitable Martha Stewart Living paint color scheme of Persimmon Red, Cornbread and Araucana Teal.

Below, suburban gay knickknackery... The picture above suggests that the resident of the home flying the Wheat Ridge gay crochet rainbow flag is also a collector of nutty knick knacks. To the left, a window sill holds a blue-winged pony with the face of an angel. To the right, a door-sidelight sill displays a wood carving of an angry hippy.

All of the evidence seems to indicate that this is the home of a gay grandma.

More from our Kenny Be/Comics archive: "Leprechaun gets goosed on a garage roof: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology."

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