Last year, Atlanta hosted the NCAA’s basketball championships, the Final Four. The whole affair was maddening (in a good way) downtown. Throngs of people all having a great time. And they even brought in a small ferris wheel (below) for the occasion. Less than a year later, another ferris wheel – a large, more permanent one was brought to town. I have yet to ride or get shots of the new one.
Very few people seem to be willing to acknowledge the energy crisis we’re facing. Yet Americans whine everytime gas prices rise. So, tonight they’re presented with an opportunity to turn off the lights for an hour and think about energy consumption and conservation. And they scoff. Speaks volumes.