The Lope: Anxiety Season

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Anxiety Season

Hello from Hutchinson, Kansas. Theses are the clouds to the north of me as of about 90 minutes ago. There is a storm coming.

One year ago today I stood in the middle of Greensburg, KS, acutely reminded that while nature may not hate us, it sure as heck is dispassionate.

As I have begun of late to appreciate, the houses in my neighborhood range from Victorian through Arts and Crafts, with a smidge of Tudor Revival thrown in.

But right now, I'm trying to shake the realization that burned into me a year ago tonight when I returned to the non-desolated world outside the path of the thing that took Greensburg:

This is what houses look like before they come apart.


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