Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Four Hundred Twenty-Eight

March 6, 2016
7.71 Miles in 1:08:41
Mood: Hoping to see odd things
Soundtrack: Ben Folds "Rockin' the Suburbs" and "Way to Normal"

Running through Capitol Hill is a trip. It's a neighborhood where it is completely unsurprising to see an old timey bicycle as a yard decoration. In fact, the only surprising thing about encountering an old timey bike here is that there isn't someone with an ironic mustache riding it. I like this section of town quite a bit, and especially enjoy how free people feel to let their freak flag fly. I didn't see too much that was extremely unusual, but I like that there is always an air of expectancy that I COULD see something weird.

Apart from this old bicycle with a huge wheel, my other favorite thing I saw was an American flag that had been altered to be orange and blue, and featured a Bronco logo in the field of stars. That is a flag I am happy to salute! Broncomania is beginning to mellow out just a little, but this town is still definitely on a Super Bowl high a month later.

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