"What's up with the tiny stockade?"
"Maybe it's a fort for port-a-potties!"
But no, we realize, the commercial zip line adventure inside the city nature preserve is now under construction. It was so many months ago that I heard about the project, I had hoped it was nixed by the legal department due to liability concerns.
Oh, woe is me! Our undiscovered gem is turning into an entertainment destination for thrill-seekers. The quiet contemplation of nature is likely to be pierced with shrieks.
Why am I being such a curmudgeon about this development in my dear OPPNP? What upsets me most is this development crosses the area where I've seen bobcats and nesting hawks. How will they react to the tree canopy invasion?
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