“A real pleasure is a pleasure that one enjoys by one’s self, without a companion, and without a single argument.” — Sholom Aleichem.
Man in a bucket
The man working in that tiny bucket above street level is part of the team that ensures that frayed and damaged power lines will be replaced and not become a hazard to pedestrians or motorists who pass beneath the hanging cables.
While the other members of his work crew prepare the lengths of cable for their new home he carefully and meticulously removes the old weathered cable and replaces it with new strands of wire prepared for him by his work crew down below.
This series of articles concerns those employees whose actions , though unnoticed by many of us, help ensure we can safely enjoy the streets and sidewalks we all take for granted.