10 o’clock list: Could It Be Worse? Alternate Paving Materials for Middle Path

Not as fun as it looks. Via Wikimedia commons and Kenyon.edu

Not as fun as it looks.
Via Wikimedia commons and Kenyon.edu

I’m going to be real with you: as lovely and scenic as it is, Middle Path doesn’t completely do it for me. I have no objections to its central location or associated seasonal foliage, but the gravel leaves a few things to be desired, particularly the desires for a paving surface that does not become an icy deathtrap in the winter, or an unnavigable muddy quagmire in rain, or that doesn’t ruin every pair of shoes I own. I did my best to analyze my biases and see it from the other side. Here is a list of Middle Path paving materials that could be worse: Continue reading