As the apples sway in the breeze, they bump against the ledger lines that are stung exactly like sheet music. Each ledger line is actually tightened in between measures (like music, that’s what arborists here call the posts: measures). Each ledger is tuned to a certain harp like frequency. As the wind, wire and fruit gently mix with each other, there is music in the air.
Down here in Palm Springs this past week, as it has for a number of years, Modernism Week has reigned. Organized around the iconic architecture, movies, near constant sunshine and art of the 50s (among other things) it is a very big thing, or VBT, if you are hip : > ) This is a fun piece which echoes the look of the era. With a twist.
You will be Shot