I overuse the word “awesome.” Not only that, I misuse it. All the time. According to dictionary.com, AWESOME is an adjective meaning, causing or inducing awe; inspiring an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, or fear: an awesome sight. exhibiting or marked by awe; showing reverence, admiration or fear. Slang. Very impressive: That new white convertible … Continue reading Really Awesome
I was standing on Potomac Plaza at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD when I took this picture. High on this elevated, immense open space taking in the expansive view of the Potomac River ahead and Washington, DC to the north will make anyone feel like Queen or King of the mountain. Being … Continue reading Views from National Harbor
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.
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?
On “indeed,” the online job site, I found I’m not qualified to be a baker because I can’t lift 50 pounds up and down stairs all day, a theater coach for 2 to 6 year-olds because I lack a teaching certificate, or a parrot caretaker as I have no experience with the birds. But I met … Continue reading Am I Qualified?
A friend from across the pond (with a killer sense of humor) wrote to me after reading my blog. Here's what she said. I like going over bridges, especially looking through the railings at the Straits of Menai when I'm walking over the Menai Bridge to Anglesey -it makes me feel like I've imbibed something illegal. … Continue reading Getting High on the Menai