robertisenberg

How to Ride a Bike in Pittsburgh: 4

In Uncategorized on November 6, 2009 at 9:54 pm

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As you cross the bridge over Panther Hollow, stand as tall as possible and look down – way down – at the man-made pond. See the joggers floating along the ruddy dirt trails. See the sky reflected brownly in the murky pond. Stare at this, not paying attention to your front wheel, until you feel vertigo. Imagine toppling over the stone wall, falling forever and flopping against the water. Imagine the ducks quacking as they flap away from your fallen bulk. Smirk at the thought, look ahead, keep going, past the playground full of scampering children.

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