August 19th, 2019

krazy koati

Into the woods and through the trees, to where I am expected ma'am

Somehow my mathematics blog has moved Reading the Comics posts out of Sundays lately. What's gone there instead? Miscellaneous stuff. Here's the past week's writing:

And my story comics update? You'd surely like to know What's Going On In Alley Oop? What's With The Alternate-Universe Alley Oop? May - August 2019. in plot.

With that taken care of, let's follow me back into the Bosque Tlalpan.

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Well, hi there! Local bright red bird nestled in the trees.


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Moving back along here's a partial wall of posts, some of which have fallen, and protecting ... I don't know what.


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You knew I had to get around to a panorama shot soon. Here's an attempted view uphill, to a summit I would approach but never reach.


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And now a mysterious blue-wrapped box high up in one of the trees. I have the impression it was some kind of scientific instrument, maybe measuring the bugs in the area, but I can't say where I got that impression from now.


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Chalk writing on the ground. It photographed poorly. My recollection is that it had some kinds of instructions about a running race held over this course that I hope was going downhill.


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And now the Zona de Comida, the funniest part of the course! One of the handful of locations I was certain could be reached, based on my review of the park maps.


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Looking back at the slightly ragged intersection of trails by the picnic area and bathrooms.


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And here's a look at one of the walls, and the steep drop to ground beneath, and the trees that grew to match that.


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The wall and path here leads to this picnic and playground area.


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A swings ride at the playground area which has the looks of a giant holding out their arms. It reminds me of one at Tuscorah Park in Ohio.


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Children's maze within the play area.


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I don't know what this is but enough of the names are foods that ... I have no idea what's going on here.


Trivia: NBC ensemble singers (there were about a hundred of them) of the early 1940s would typically earn about %0 for each broadcast, including $24 for rehearsal, $18 for the show, and $9 for the West Coast repeat. Source: The Mighty Music Box, Thomas A Delong.

Currently Reading: Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919, Mike Wallace.