Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Did you hear about the big hammock? I read about it and thought that I had time to see it and try it for myself.
What's more bloggable than a giant hammock in the middle of the city? So very much unlike my usual self, I did not do my research to make sure that the hammock would still be there. I assumed there was time.
There's a reason why people say never assume. *sigh*
I met a friend for coffee earlier, then set out on my journey to find the big hammock.
It was a gorgeous day and I figured it would be nice to walk and take some pictures. It's always nice to have some current stock photos of the waterfront and Greenway area.
So I'm walking. And walking. And do not see a giant hammock. I saw a woman walking by and asked her if she knew where to find the big hammock. I guess I know how to spot the right people. She said, "Oh, I think it came down on the 4th. I have an article about it here."
Then she opened her purse and pulled out a section of the paper with an article about it. We looked at the picture and tried to match up the buildings pictured in the paper with the buildings in front of us. Kind of like in this video. We kept walking until we saw the buildings, but no hammock. We missed it.
So I continued my walk and took some more pictures. I'll share them soon. So much for the Big Hammock.
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