A few days ago I crossed this gentle bridge (as a passenger, of course). From the surroundings doesn’t it appear to connect nowhere and nowhere? The bridge isn’t in this photo, but is located about 12 miles up to the left from where I took this shot. See how beautifully rural it is. This bridge … Continue reading My Favorite Bridge Crossing – Ever. Really.
Month: May 2017
Crossing in My Sleep?
Crossed the Rip Van Winkle Bridge as if in a dream right along with Rip. No anxiety whatsoever. Maybe it's all the writing about bridges that's put me in a trance? Maybe I'm too focused on taking a few pictures? A good distraction perhaps. I like the symmetry and industrial look of the cantilevers. If the quality … Continue reading Crossing in My Sleep?
Hello from the New NY Bridge
Hello readers from Tarrytown, NY! The New NY Bridge, still under construction, is in the foreground parallel to the Tappan Zee Bridge which it's replacing. The bridges cross the Hudson River connecting Tarrytown and South Nyack, NY. The bridge is about 30 miles north of NYC and if you look under the bridge between the piers you can see the … Continue reading Hello from the New NY Bridge
How to Drive a Gephyrophobiac Over a Bridge
When I’m a passenger in a car going over a bridge, nothing can make me feel better about the experience except not having to drive over the bridge or just getting the ordeal over with. And to anyone who drives me over a bridge, I’m both thankful and sympathetic because you’re helpless to help me. … Continue reading How to Drive a Gephyrophobiac Over a Bridge
When the QE II Sails
When Queen Elizabeth II dies, civil servants will know to put her funeral plans in motion when they hear the code words, “London Bridge is down,” according to the Mirror. It's not a secret, it's mentioned on various online sites. These words struck me a bit irreverent for the longest ruling Monarch in British history. It sounds like something whispered in James Bond's ear … Continue reading When the QE II Sails
Up On the Roof?
My house is not big. It’s an old Cape Cod and decades ago the back portion of the second floor was expanded and the roofline raised so the upstairs rooms don’t have the typical slanted ceilings of this style house but even so the backside of the house is not any higher than a typical … Continue reading Up On the Roof?