Weekly Photo Challenge: Merge

This week’s challenge was something to think about on my trip from Pittsburgh to Columbus Friday afternoon.  Sorting through images I had in the archives. (in my mind, obviously)   Nothing jumped out.  And then-

an opportunity presented itself, right in front of me. Standstill traffic.  On Route 70 West, Friday afternoon.

A 3 1/2 hour trip took almost SIX hours to drive today due to congestion from road work and merging to a single lane and perhaps a bad accident that was cleaned up by the time I got to the site.

I saw police and emergency vehicles driving the other direction with lights and sirens.

A truck reflected the sky AND an old fashioned airplane is in the left door panel.  It looks like a bird. The sky seemed to merge with the reflection in the shiny truck.  Nature and machine-made merge.  I waited to merge to the left single lane. Other interpretations of merge are here

20 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Merge

  1. Manifesting in action – with wonderful results. Glad to hear you got to where you were going safe and sound, if somewhat delayed.

  2. It can be so frustrating to find yourself stuck in one of those traffic tie-ups. You did put the time to good use, though. That’s a great photo, Ruth, and a clever answer to the challenge.

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  6. A wonderful response! As it says on the truck: “PRIME JOB!!!” 🙂 Enjoy your weekend in Columbus! Remembering the entry from M and E’s 10th Anniversary a few days ago!! Love

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