Orestes’ LIC BY ORESTES GONZALEZ
12 OCTOBER 2017 I LIC COURIER I www.qns.com
I was in Miami when Hurricane Irma blazed its destructive path through
the city. Afterwards, the streets were impenetrable as old trees toppled
and made it difficult to navigate around the city.
I found this scene very interesting, as it’s
almost idyllic in its pastoral setting. Yet the fallen
40-year-old tree, toppled by its own weight
and 160 MPH winds, shows the strength and
violence that is capable of showing up almost
Editor’s note: Orestes
Gonzalez is photographer,
writer, architect and
resident of LIC since 1989.
He has traveled to over 45
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intervention on this planet.
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