Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 09:05:52 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <""Malt_Hound\"nospamm-me not*yahoo.com">
Subject: Re: Sweden's twisting tower


Dave Hinz wrote: > On Wed, 21 Sep 2005 11:05:00 -0400, Malt_Hound <""> wrote: > >>Dave Hinz wrote: > > > >>>I don't understand what passes for art, but I know a nice looking >>>building when I see one, and this: http://www.mam.org/thebuilding/ >>>is a nice looking building. > > >>Funny... for all the times I've been to WI, I've never seen that >>building. I know I've been up that road on the lakefront before. Must >>have been prior to its erection. (hee, hee... He said erection) I'll >>be headed out there again in a couple of weeks. I'll have to drive by. > > > It's right on the lakefront, at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. For > reasons that I can't imagine, that abomination called "the sunburst" is > _still_ in the way, spoiling the view. I'm sure that some art purist > would take me to task, but the thing is _ugly_. Here's a link: > http://www.milwaukeeworld.com/html/mlaw/ml011109front.php > ...and another showing the relative positioning: > http://photos.fasick.net/milwaukee/JLF0402A01 > > My grandpa had a plan to don orange vests, get a yellow work van, put up > cones around the area, and torch-cut the sucker into pieces. I see his > point. And, that was _before_ it was blocking the view of a stunningly > attractive building. > > Fred, if you want to give me a call when you get here, or when you're > coming, email me and we can do lunch or something. You'll be doing a > training session at the ed center, I assume? > > Dave "Actually, I don't like that sculpture at all, just to be clear" Hinz > No, no training for me unless I'n giving it. ;-) Week long meeting of the support engineers (yeah, I'm one of them). I'll probably be pretty busy all week, what with all the schmoozing required and all. But if there looks like there's a hole in the schgedule I'll drop you a line. I appreciate the offer. -- -Fred W Toys for sale, Hey get your toys here: <http://users.adelphia.net/~fredwills/>

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