Civic Plaza

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Most of Civic Plaza in Downtown Albuquerque is fenced off while they expand what looks like a kid killer play area. I’m not sure what the textured designs and bubbled bumps are supposed to be with their no slip, granular texture. I couldn’t get close enough to feel the surface, but it looks very rough; if it’s as rough as it looks, I believe kids will skin their palms, knees, elbows and faces when they land on the gritty surfaces sliding down the slides. Or when they trip, and fall. But then again, maybe it’s a high tech, very soft, no slip, granular surface?

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Bruski demostrating the eyelvel view above the playground level.
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View from eyelevel.

Bruski in the ȠE BU QUE RQUE

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Can you find Bruski in the ȠE BU QUE RQUE sculpture?

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I was awakened by thunder this morning. As I drove into town I could see scattered thundershowers all around. The photo above has two showers the were moving from west to east. The thundershower on the left reflected a very subtle rainbow from the rising sun.

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The full view of the OȠE AL BU QUE RQUE sculpture