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Re: [OM] Paul's dragstrip shot

Subject: Re: [OM] Paul's dragstrip shot
From: Paul Braun <pbraun42@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:56:42 -0500
On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > The more I think about this, the more I'm going to forego the "sunset
> > directly over the end of the track" concept and wait a month or so until
> > there's some green.  The whole landscape is so barren and dismal right
> now
> > - I'd like a touch of green to warm up the scene.
> Oh, I disagree. Do it both ways. The dismal is exactly right for
> something that is dead, dying, past. etc. Spring growth indicates
> future, hope, living. This drag strip is part of history, not future.
You make a point, although with the green, the track is more "lost" in the
encroaching foliage, so it looks more like Nature reclaiming the land...

I'll try to get both.

I was hoping to walk the entire track, including coming back on the return
road, but that looks like it's totally been overgrown with heavy weeds and
trees.  And there's a small creek that runs through the property - beavers
have dammed it up, and there's now a reasonably deep flooded area back
there now, so I think a hundred feet or so of the return road is completely

Paul Braun
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