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The World’s Most Phallic Building – In My Backyard!

Marveling at the beauty of Kate’s vulva tree post, my Special Lady Friend thought I should share one of my favorite genitalia-flavored (yum?) landmarks.  Driving from Ann Arbor to neighboring Ypsilanti (home of Eastern Michigan University, a great teen health clinic, and one of the only beer gardens in the area), you encounter this majestic sight:

Voted “Most Phallic Building in the World” in 2003, the Ypsilanti water tower stands tall and proud, bisecting the highway in an almost-uncomfortable way.  It was erected (get it?) in 1890, and the penis jokes haven’t stopped since then. Continue Reading →