July 16, 2011

So Quiet…

I've never heard it so quiet here. We live about 0.5 miles from the 405, and you don't realize how much background noise the freeway makes, constantly, 24 hours a day, until it's suddenly gone, and all there is in its place is silence. Complete and utter silence. Extraordinary.

Andy Lewicky

ANDY LEWICKY is a Los Angeles-based writer and photographer who enjoys good books, jasmine tea, long walks in the rain, and climbing and skiing the big peaks of the California Sierra. email | follow

2 thoughts on “So Quiet…

  1. Trevor says:

    I thought for sure you’d be experiencing that utter silence on Shasta this weekend!

  2. Andrew says:

    I also live near the 405 off Sunset. What a great weekend. No freeway noise, no traffic, clear air. They should do this all the time.

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