EXIT STRATEGY: A PLAY IN ONE ACT
This is dedicated to my brother who does not read my blog.
How’s the business going?
I’m doing very well. My business is growing
Good for you. What’s your exit strategy?
I’m not sure yet.
You have to start thinking about that now.
Hey Rob, what have you been doing?
I’ve worked for the same company for 20 years.
Yeah…. My exit strategy is death
I started this watercolor to celebrate the reopening of the Carroll Street Bridge, one of only two retractable bridges in NYC. The other being the Borden Avenue Bridge in Queens. It was built in 1889 and from the NYTimes: ’This relic of the late 19th century, which today connects Carroll Gardens with Park Slope, is not just one of the oldest of New York City’s 25 movable bridges, but also one of its quirkiest. As in a quaint New England covered bridge, its deck is made of thick boards, making it the city’s only wooden bridge that carries cars. The approaches are lined with cobblestones, many of them laid in 1889 when the bridge opened. It even features an old sign that warns: “Any Person Driving over this Bridge Faster than a Walk will be Subject to a Penalty of Five Dollars For Each Offence.” ‘ If you’re interested in bridges, you can read about it here.