What’s taller than the Statue of Liberty? But shorter than the Empire State Building and the Washington Monument? It's shaped like the Washington Monument. It’s the tallest in the world at 42 stories. That’s not much to go on. There are only 4 in the world. And this one is in the United States. But … Continue reading What Is This?
I’m leaving Florida and heading into the Peach State, Georgia, the second state on my imaginary drive the length of Route 95. Read about what I’m doing and why >>> Read about my Florida ride >>> Route 95 is just 112 miles long here in the Empire State of the South (yes, I was surprised … Continue reading Summer I-95 Road Trip – Georgia
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?