[LMB] OT: Pavement,To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co

Brian Ross Ashley brashley46 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 21:20:53 BST 2019


On Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:18:24 -0400, Aruvqan<aruvqan at gmail.com>  wrote:

> On 8/19/2019 2:03 PM, Carol Botteron wrote:

> > On hot days this would bubble up in bubbles nearly an inch across, with water in them.

> I remember this =) I loved the bubbles, though I would pop them with a 
stick =)

> I am old enough to remember the town/county sending trucks around to oil 
> dirt roads =) Made sort of a funky more solid surface than just beaten 
> down dirt.
  
> I can close my eyes on a hot day and remember the smell =)

Yes, in North Central Florida in my childhood the County would oil the white gavel "limerock" roads
just like that. Volusia County had three grades of roads for maintenance purposes, primary, secondary and gravel. I do not remember bubbling asphalt, however.



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