returned to Post
Apocalyptic Boca Raton
or, as Spring
calls it, Poca Boca. The day
was beautiful, and we had the time. So like Douglas MacAuthor, we returned.
Only it wasn't to the Philipines and it wasn't during a World War but I
Poca Boca isn't all that big an area, being nestled just south of Spanish
River Blvd and just east of FAU. We drove and parked the car
along the abandoned road and strolled through the area for several hours.
The vegetation has gone wild and in one section (around 39th St.
and an abandonded section of 5th Ave) the growth has almost
overgrown the entire street. Along 39th are the foundations for
the model homes that were built in the late 60s and we were amused to find a
couch still there in what may have been the living room.
As we were walking around Spring and I talked about various locations that a
person could potentially squat and remain unseen from homes and streets
along the edge of Poca Boca.
Obligatory Contact Info
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
The dates are the permanent links to that day's entries (or
entry, if there is only one entry). The titles are the permanent
links to that entry only. The format for the links are
simple: Start with the base link for this site: https://boston.conman.org/, then add the date you are
interested in, say 2000/08/01,
so that would make the final URL:
You can also specify the entire month by leaving off the day
portion. You can even select an arbitrary portion of time.
You may also note subtle shading of the links and that's
intentional: the “closer” the link is (relative to the
page) the “brighter” it appears. It's an experiment in
using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
It is assumed that every brand name, slogan, corporate name,
symbol, design element, et cetera mentioned in these pages is a
protected and/or trademarked entity, the sole property of its
owner(s), and acknowledgement of this status is implied.