Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Driving in the Fog

As the summer rain comes here in New England, so often does the fog. But Nathan Baxter, assistant professor of communication arts, believes fog doesn’t have to limit our vision. In fact, he sees it as a gift:

“Fog. White wisps wrapped gently around the shoulder of a hill, or slipped around the hands and arms of threadbare trees in late November, or of the wakening trees on an April morning.
For me, fog is a paradox of revelation.
I’ll admit fog can be frustrating. Especially when you’re late for work and traffic is slow, or when you’re driving at twilight in a new area, trying to make out road signs that disappear before you can read them. . . . ” Read more of Nate’s article in the online journal, Provocations.

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