I went downtown on Saturday to get tickets for the upcoming Andrew Bird show at the Orpheum. It was a cold and windy day, as in VERY cold and windy, but I was willing to sacrifice my coziness to avoid paying the ridiculous ticketmaster fees. Crappy weather aside, it was nice to talk to a box office person and have the chance to have a CHOICE of seats, like “do you have anything at the mezzanine?” “yes, sure, I can put you at the center row B”. Eat that ticketbastard!!!! After scoring great seats and feeling a little warmer I walked a little further down at Washington and Franklin, where there’s a construction site, and one building has only one facade left standing. You know how it is when it is cold and windy, everybody’s walking with the head down; I was looking up and shooting.