A strange occurrence happened in Kansas, we had a spring! It was a tiny one, granted, but I’m still counting it and yet that didn’t stop the blasted, hateful, annoying, and worst hair stylist trademark of my state… The wind. Even though a mighty wind was a blowin’, I took any opportunity to go out and walk around a park or find a new one! Literally, I found one, that I’m pretty sure your not to go to.. Ah well, have to find some kind of adventure in Wichita.
On one such walk, I went to a park/disc golf course that is very close to my house. If your not a local, mind your head.. If you are a local, make sure to know who threw their disc in the most whimsical way possible. After one hit me square on the head, that seemingly came from the sky, I yelled: “OUCH!” Soon followed by, (thanks to Jeff Goldblum in Life Aquatic): “I’m so pissed, I want to spit.” All the things I wanted to say soon vanished, when out comes a little boy from behind a tree saying sorry over and over. I couldn’t stay mad, but my head was angry the rest of my walk. Continuing my little walk through the little path, I took pictures here and there. While taking a picture of some leafs, a group of high school boys were walking up towards me. Basically I knew what was going to happen next…
Boy: “Hey you hippie weirdo. What do you think your doing?”
His friends laugh.
I just thought, much like my quote from Life Aquatic, he just took something Louis C.K once said in a joke. So.. Not original.
Me: “Um.. It’s kind of obvious, isn’t it. I have a camera in my hand and I’m taking a picture…How does that exactly make me a ‘hippie weirdo’?”
Boy: “Yeah, well your taking a picture of some dumb leafs.”
Me: “Good come back , man.”
He and his friends laugh, high five and then walk away. It’s adorable.
Here are some of my hippie weirdo photos I took. Hope you enjoy.