Thursday, February 28, 2013

You Think You've Got Troubles. . .

Fabulous metal sculture in Spokane, WA

I don't know where he went.  He was definitely at the end of his road.  You can see that.  I suppose the rider of this contraption just evaporated into hopelessness.

If you've been on a long bike ride, you may have had moments when your bike felt like this--weighing two tons, melting front tire and wheel, a tractor seat and a locked up chain. Despair is written all over this poor bicycle.  Recording those emotions was the most unusual of Things I get to do today that time I was in Spokane.  My cousin, Harold, was with me.  He hopped on the bike for a quick ride.  Turns out it is heavier than it looks.


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    1. It's expressive on several levels as well as being clever and fun.

  2. Once upon a time it was someones treasure. And you got to see its beauty.

    1. It still a treasure--precious enough to be chained down so that it can't be hauled off in the night. And, yes, we got to see it. And now you did, too.