Peasants, exit to the right

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Giles not sure how he feels about the New Way
Giles not sure how he feels about the New Way

Hikers to the top of the Runyon trail are now diverted around the property line of the Mississippi Riverboat casino masquerading as a house on Solar Drive.  (AKA the Pink Elephant, the Wedding Cake, the Big Pile)  Structurally dubious stairs have been cobbled together out of unpainted, non-pressure treated lumber, and spiked on 4×4’s directly into an eroding hillside. Giles created his own workaround to the new arrangement, his back kicks sending little babbling brooks of gravel rolling down toward the fire road.  I assume all this to be temporary. Negotiations with the city are…ongoing?