Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Blowin’ in the Wind

quote [ They are an icon of the American West, and a beautiful annoyance. ]

Drifting along with the tumbling tumbleweeds
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:53amGMT]

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Onix said @ 7:17pm GMT on 12th Jul [Score:1 Original]
I got lost once on a road in the State of Mexico, in the central valley of the country and supposedly not so far from Mexico City. I was driving with no idea on where I was (long before the advent of Google Maps or smartphones for that matter), wondering if I was lost, when a tumbleweed took on the road before me. I was flabbergasted to say the least and took it as a sign that I was indeed lost. Took the nearest U-turn and drove all the way home.
For me those things had always been a sign of desolation and lost hope, and seeing one for the first time in my life, so far away from the US west, was something really disturbing.

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