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Reno Man’s Hillside Apology To Lover Runs Out Of Steam

by | 24th, November 2013

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“WHAT does NA mean?” The letters are written on Peavine Mountain near the University of Nevada, Reno. The “N” has been there for a century. Fashioned from white rock, the “N” stands for the N in UNR.  But the “A” is new?

Brent Wilbur explains:  “I was trying to write ‘Tina’, the name of an old girlfriend I’d treated badly. I rented a truck, I bought a palette full of marking chalk, actually I bought all they had left, I had to perform experiments with the drop-spreader to see if it would form a 180-foot line and I had to find a road.  chose a moonlit night on purpose so that no one would see me up there…I owe her a great many apologies for the way I treated her… I love her. I started with the ‘A’ but just ran out of steam.”

 

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Should Brent continue his courtship of said Tina and ask her to marry, she can just point to the hill. “NA.” Shan’t.



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