Friday, February 1, 2008

Old Man Ponders Shoes on Power Lines

KTRE-TV [Lufkin/Nacogdoches, TX]
31 January 2008

Shoes On Wires

by Donna McCollum

Sneakers swinging from power lines are so common that we rarely notice they're there. "On the wire?," asked an elderly man who works near a pair of hanging shoes. That's right. They've been there for months. Still not quite aware, he asked, "Up against the pole, over there?" When Mr. A.j. Miller got his closer look, he was asked why he thought they were there. His only reply, "That's a hard question to answer." [...]