In 2012, I worked at Smitty’s Cyclery in Fairfax, OH. The road in front of the shop, Wooster Pike, seemed to be under perpetual construction. Or rather, perpetual infestation by orange barrels. There was rarely any construction going on. Our customers complained about it, other shop owners in the area complained about it, I’m sure I even complained about it. The Feral Barrel Adoption Program came about as my attempt to inject some humor into what was becoming an increasingly frustrating situation. The Program amused me for about 2 months, and then miraculously, construction on Wooster Pike was completed. So FBAP went on hiatus. Until now. Let’s see what kind of fun we can have with this program, shall we?