I hurt my back recently and the easiest way to make it feel better is to bend over backwards. (If you see me doing this, please don’t laugh where I can hear you. It hurts my feelings.) This means that I’ve spent more time than usual looking up. Today I was sneaking around the Sewall Courtyard to see if I could find those cats again (no) and I stopped to execute this little manuever. And when I did I saw this:
Which instantly made me think of this image that I’ve never known what to do with:
The only way this makes sense, I think, is if that’s Allen Center in the background and the unfinished wall is the side of the courtyard. This seems like a pretty delicate operation, doesn’t it? I like to think he got to ride up there with it.
Bonus: I’m currently occupied with cleaning out a storage room in Abercrombie, so offerings may be light for a few days. Shockingly, I got very badly lost in Abercrombie this afternoon, something that has only happened to me at Rice once before. That C wing is a complete maze.