scary


My fears regarding the future of neighborhoods? Cut them open to get to the golden eggs, trade them for a handful of magic beans, shrink National Historic Districts and ADC’s to the size of handkerchiefs, widen roads, install sewage pipes in the air, cut down the trees, fire engines everywhere. Anything is possible.
Charlottesville Tomorrow has the story:

day of rest


Look3 closes with a joyful noise. One story I wish I had a recording of was Camille Seamen’s creation myth, her close call, her narrative of wakening to a purpose, sharing the glory of earth. Sharing the love. Nick Nichols provided a preview of Snow Tree, a visual anthem, to be published in National Geographic December 2012. Beautiful beautiful beautiful, this tree seen a different way.
(Photo above: The singing photographer, Arlene Gottfriedis joined by the Mount Zion First African Baptist Church choir)

reenactor

nap

reenactor (noun)–a person who enacts a role in an event that occurred earlier.–Dictionary.com

The event in this case, local militia putting up light resistance as Banastre Tarleton and his soldiers crossed the Rivanna at Secretary’s Ford and headed up Monticello to try and catch the slippery Thomas Jefferson and TV star/Virginia legislator Daniel Boone,
first militia action, June 4, 1781, this militia action, Jackson Park, June 2, 2012.

whatis

water or urine?
You might ask “what is enhanced water?”

WATER, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM HEXAMETAPHOSPHATE (TO PROTECT FLAVOR), NATURAL FLAVOR, POTASSIUM SORBATE (PRESERVES FRESHNESS), ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), SUCRALOSE, SODIUM CITRATE, POTASSIUM CITRATE, ACESULFAME POTASSIUM, NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3), CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA (TO PROTECT FLAVOR), VITAMIN E ACETATE, CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE (VITAMIN B5), PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE (VITAMIN B6)

You might ask “what is enhanced enhanced water?” I think that is what we have here…water, urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, a.k.a. pee.

75% of the vehicles that scour through this street are folk using the Belmont and Woolen Mills neighborhoods as a short-cut. The tide of cars and trucks lowers quality of life. Some motorists eject loaded diapers or products of micturition along with their normal trash. These are the special people.