My avatar across the web: a photo of my feet in grey-white socks and brown sandals.

Ben Babcock

I read, write, code, and knit.

Man and Nature, Side by Side

Telephone pole with overgrowth

I was driving home today when I saw this. It just struck me as funny: we cut down trees and clear land so that we can erect large, tree-like objects. Yet no matter how much we clear nature away and try to leave our mark on the Earth, nature finds a way to reclaim the land.

I took some other photos, including a picture of my socks and running shoes (in case you wondered what I wear when I'm not wearing socks and sandals): Socks and running shoes