Pothole: In Memoriam

Only five months after first being reported on this blog the famous Kansas City pothole is no longer with us.

Over its short but storied life this pothole brought joy and adventure to children, small animals and many drivers, as well as plenty of material for no less than 5 posts on this blog.

Let’s take a look at the pothole’s tragic journey.

Here it is still young and full of hope:

With a piece of flare:

Still playful:


Even then it tried to be entertaining:

Although it’s now gone, it will always be remembered by the weirdly-shaped patch the City workers created to cover it.

Please stand to observe a moment of silence.