Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Another RSP tree goes down

I assume this afternoon's super storm will finish off the lone
survivor. I say don't replant until the streetscape plan is finalized.

8 comments:

  1. what happened to the road side park bum?

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  2. Maybe he moved down to Swami's to be with Linda Benson's group.

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  3. The City Parks department thought he was a tree and cut him down

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  4. I agree. Don't plant until the streetscape is finalized.

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  5. Not an arborist here, but I think they need to free up the root balls a little before planting, plant the trees a tad deeper and not in quicksand.

    By the way, quicksand was one of my main fears as a child. They list of intensity went something like this:
    #1. Lockjaw
    #2. The Russians taking over.
    #3. Quicksand.
    #4. Indians
    #5. Being the only white kid in first grade.
    #6. The Boogieman
    #7. The Blob
    #8. The Tingler
    #9. Frankenstein
    #10. Felix the cat (I hated the fixes he'd get into every time).
    #11. President Johnson. (I hated the fixes he'd get into as well.)
    #12. Lining up like cattle before slaughter while getting a mandatory shot at school.

    That's all. Oddly atomic bombs weren't even on my radar. If I knew then what I know now, I'd only have to fear the criminal justice system in San Diego wouldn't operate properly. But I still watch for quicksand.

    I know that's more than you all needed to know, but hey, it's my birthday, and that's my little speech for today. No matter how pleasant and unconvincing it may be.

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  6. #13. Jean Dixon predicting California would fall into the ocean at 2pm on April 4th, 1967. I ditched school that day (as if that would help).

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  7. Happy Birthday Fred!

    Leucadia Loves You!

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  8. Happy Birthday, Fred.

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