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Monday, April 6, 2015

Flashback Monday: An Idyllic Scene

Spring reston
This idyllic, gauzy scene evokes a simpler, less complicated era in Reston, with the clubhouse of the Reston National Golf Course and the Reston International Center sparkling in a misty spring morning. But even then, were those pristine links envisioned as a temporary placeholder for midrise condo goodness, as certain lawyers and insurance conglomerates have suggested, using a plot point lifted straight from a children's cartoon?

We'll know soon enough, but at considerable personal expense, we applied lemon juice careful forensic evidence to the original unretouched 1960s-era photo and, much to our surprise, unveiled these faded annotations:

Spring reston 2
There are no words.

1 comment:

  1. The current clubhouse and dining facilities at Reston National are pretty basic, frankly, so an Apple Store would definitely be an improvement. But it doesn't take a Genius Bar to know that neither the condos nor anything else would work there..


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