The Anthropocene. It’s a new epoch, at least unofficially. It’s the current geologic age we are in when we are leaving our mark in the geologic record. We produce a lots of shit and it will still be here long after we are gone.

Last month when the rains washed away hillsides, I was surprised to find a horizon of trash about 4-5 feet below the roadbed. Glass bottles, rusted metal. (I didn’t see any disposal diapers, though. It must predate Pampers)

The trach has become part of the strata. A lasting legacy.

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