I saw it on the news this morning. It didn’t crack me up. But I watched it again and again and again. It takes my breath away. It’s a viral bridge video out of China. See for yourself >>> Genius? Cruel? I can’t decide.
“…my fear is so strong that I’m unable to drive across any bridge that spans any significant expanse of water, such as a river. I can tolerate someone else doing the driving, but I always dread it and my heart pounds wildly until it’s over.” No, I didn’t write this but I could have. … Continue reading What Has Helped One Gephyrophobiac
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
Last week I wrote that maybe I’d become desensitized to crossing bridges because I wasn’t feeling the nervousness I normally had when driving over long, high bridges like the Whitestone and the Throgs Neck. Of course, being a passenger is different and currently I don’t have the wherewithal to attempt the driving. I don’t know … Continue reading No Control
I went across the Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridges 4 times last month. As a passenger, of course. No jitters. No butterflies, moths or flutters in my chest. It was easy on my insides. It's always been a bit easier on me crossing from the Bronx into Long Island since I can’t see the … Continue reading Becoming Desensitized?
Over Memorial Day Weekend, I took the Cross Sound Ferry from Orient Point, NY (the very end of the North Fork of Long Island) to New London, CT. On the trip back to Long Island as I stood on the deck waiting to leave, I contemplated the bridge that filled my view. Yes, I contemplated … Continue reading The Gold Star Memorial Bridge