It's the first of the month, and that means Theme Day for participating City Daily Photo bloggers. This month's theme is Yellow. And what a perfect opportunity to highlight a local treasure.
While many visit South Pas to admire the historic architecture, others make the trek -- sometimes across many miles and enduring great hardship -- to experience the Great Saffron Structure. Purportedly built upon one of North America's most powerful energy centers, this metal grid has been the subject of both literature and song. Worshipers of many neo-Pagan religions have journeyed to the site for healing as well as goddess celebration. Scientists at JPL and Cal Tech have conducted experiments proving that the structure emits highly unstable alpha waves that have an ability to attract vintage automobiles to the area...
...or maybe it's just April Fools Day, and I'm in the mood to pull a few legs. After all, it was former race car driver Bobby Unser who said, "Yellow usually means it's not that serious."
I guess I could have gone all out and tried to convince you that this contemporary metal extension of an office building was really a little-known offshoot of the Arts and Crafts movement, but that would be too much of a challenge. Besides, I'm not brave enough to go that far. Guess you could call me yellow. (And definitely not that serious.)
Be sure to check out all the other fantastic (and far less smart-alecky) images from today's Theme Day photobloggers.