And he told us that many people work on each animal--this is on purpose to keep one person from claiming possession. Within the hollow belly of an animal is a time capsule of all the people who worked on it.
Do you know the difference between a Carousel and a Merry-go-round?
A carousel is fixed, usually in a building or a Pavilion. a merry-go-round is movable, such as those in traveling amusement parks.
And then driving home down I-5
Monday came and with it a celebration of the leaves. A footbridge leads from the parking lot on one side of the Willamette River to a park on the other side. Many people come and go across the bridge walking or with bikes, and some leading dogs. Sweetpea proudly pranced across it as though she was a charger.
A walk through the Park.
Back on our home street, I hear this from the tree, "Hey man, I was sleeping, you know, when suddenly something cold hit me, and I woke up with one limb red as a lobster."
A block from our house I sit under a spreading walnut tree,
Home, I am met by our Magnolia tree, and I think, Hum, all these Magnolia leaves will soon be on the ground, our ground...
But, come spring