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Upon receiving my friend's picture I thought, Wait, what? There's a sunflower field on Granville Street and I didn't know about it?"
Granville Street is the main thoroughfare through my town of Gahanna, Ohio,
That being said, it's not as if I haven't driven down Granville Street at least a handful of times over the summer. So why did I never notice the sunflower field growing in downtown Gahanna?
I chalked it up to a phenomenon called "inattention blindness," which occurs when something passes before one's eyes which one is not expecting to see, therefore one does not see it. A corollary of this concept was expounded upon in the movie "What the #&*! Do We Know?"
But, whatever, I decided to take my friend's suggestion and go see the sunflowers.
As I live not far from Granville Street I decided to walk. And notice things along the way. And snap pictures of the things I noticed.
But no, probably from my constant scanning for the sunflowers and my firm expectation of seeing them, I caught sight of their yellow heads far off in the distance:
Look on the left side, just a little beyond that gold car.
Here's a closer shot: