Carma-heaven – Surviving 2011 has to be one of the most apocalyptic years known to date.
It’s only July, but, let’s take a brief look at some of the specatular events that we have survived so far. Massive earthquakes, nuclear reactor meltdowns, tsunamis, overwhelming river bank flooding, the end of days in Harold Camping’s rapture and last but not least carmageddon on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles this last weekend.
For the last four weeks the Los Angeles media has blitzed the public with an endless assault of dire warnings of what was to come because of the closure of the 405 freeway. Everyone was talking about it and many were scared to death to be on the roads and highways. Saturday I was right in the middle of carmageddon as I had to go to an event that was planned long before carmageddon was announced. I was absolutely amazed to see that no one was on the freeway. It was like the twilight zone. Actually, it was kinda scary!
It was inspiring to see that the great people of Los Angeles were able to get together and make this an incredible experience for everyone. It’s also amazing that the Cal-Trans and construction workers finished well before the scheduled completion time. It was a job well done by everyone in Los Angeles.
One could almost surmise that this should become an occurring event every so often to help reduce traffic, pollution, aid the environment and help people discover and support their local communities. It was also amazing to see as I was driving home today on the 101 freeway a Cal-Trans sign that said, “Thank You Los Angeles.”