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Friday, September 23, 2005

Re: I love you, city

Posted by on September 23 at 16:57 PM

a friend of a friend climbed the volcano fountain, stood at the top, and punched the air like a champion…

My overriding thought while wandering around the water feature yesterday, was if it’s legit to splash in it. One of the papers ran a photo today of a girl wading in the ankle-deep pool studded with rocks. Your friend of a friend climbed the damn fountain. I really wanted to wade across the last, calmest reflecting pool.

I’m glad to see others are acting on their impulses (I made do with dipping my hand in the water). But does anyone know if you can jump into the pool and not risk getting a ticket? That park’s crawling with bike and foot patrol officers, trying to keep the crackheads and street drunks out, so it seems only a matter of time before they start busting waders and fountain climbers—if those are in fact illegal acts.