||springtime in the city seems to be when
the natural order starts to superimpose itself over the
lines and square corners of the built environment. perhaps seattle winter
is so bleak because nature is in retreat, reduced to stray evergreens and
the ubiquitous crow. in retrospect, today struck me as a dance between nature
and technology. in photos of
the technology creeped in; in photos of
nature tickles the edges.
the smells and colors of life itself are starting to make
||standing above I-5 on
the way to lunch, we saw a mobile home go by in two separate parts. quite
a marvel to see a house whiz by at 100 feet per second. (it's the stuff of
Grimm's Fairy Tales and the Wizard of Oz.) and it was not alone. the 21st
century was blazing forward at a furious pace, hundreds and thousands of
screaming motor vehicles, each on a vitally important errand demanding the
utmost machine-powered haste. i wished them all luck and cheered from the
overpass, shouting to be heard over the traffic's roar: "Go! Go, go, go!
Go go go! Go-o-ooo!!!"