AN UNSCIENTIFIC SURVEY BUT WHO TRUSTS SCIENCE?

conducted in less than an hour while tending a sidewalk garden on Precita Street

number of passersby –18

number of those under 40 with ears unplugged –1

number of those who said good morning –4

number who did so without a prompt– 1

approx. percentage of passersby with dogs –70 %

approx. percentage of those with big, strapping dogs –40 %

number of unpleasant surprises related to above found in planting –1

number of the ways I am relieved –countless

number of delivery trucks that arrived –5

number of which were UPS –3

percentage of which double-parked even if there was a space –100 %

number of available parking spaces –1 for three minutes

number of toddlers –3

percentage of toddlers suspicious of muddy gardener –100 %

percentage of toddlers justifiably suspicious –indeterminate

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2 responses to “AN UNSCIENTIFIC SURVEY BUT WHO TRUSTS SCIENCE?

  1. Oh well. Some days are just plain boring!!!

  2. There are a lot more boring streets in SF!

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