Bits of String and Shiny Bottle Caps

Just a few tiny things that recently caught my attention and stuck there until I could figure them out.

First, this:

Pitzer with cameras printed April 62 but nd

I know this was bothering you guys too so I went and checked. That lamp post is now gone. I could speculate on its fate but that would be irresponsible of me.

Second, I went over to grounds and asked. This is a desert willow. There are several over there behind Abercrombie and they look to be thriving:


Third, someone somewhere in the comments asked about a wooden sidewalk that connected Main Street to the Administration Building back in the day. I’ve only ever seen one picture of it and here it is:

Wooden sidewalk

Bonus: An unusually alert faculty member pointed me to what appears to be an extremely well executed fake. This had to take real effort.


I love these commemorative tree plaques by the way, and if you see me zig-zagging down a campus sidewalk it’s because I’m reading them and remembering my old friends.

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3 Responses to Bits of String and Shiny Bottle Caps

  1. BJ says:

    Well done, Mr. Stout, if you’re referencing a certain Atlanta group famous for resuscitating the so-called triplet flow:

  2. George Webb '88, '91 says:

    When I first saw the title of this blog article, I thought it might be about Night of Decadence costumes.

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