By Dorothy Wilhelm
UNIVERSITY PLACE – I had just taken this picture (see below) of the “Love Locks” a day or so before the cable broke or was broken at Chambers Bay in University Place. I was curious about what they could possibly mean, and my kids naturally – kids are so smart – were able to tell me that in “locking their love” and throwing away the key, it was a symbol that love would last forever.
I guess the fact that the locks are now in a bucket in the safe keeping of Pierce County Engineers is not exactly a hopeful sign. But here’s the way they were.