Columbus Day. Bridges & Statues

Around the country Christopher Columbus statues are being vandalized and politicians are considering removing them.  Here on Long Island, my town decided to keep the Columbus statue that’s been on Main Street for 40 years and a neighboring town is accepting any statues that have been removed. With all the attention, I obviously wanted to … Continue reading Columbus Day. Bridges & Statues

Bridge Time

Nearly 20 years ago a tour guide in Rome pointed out the Ponte Sant’Angelo – a stone bridge over the Tiber River -  and said it’d been built about 2,000 years ago. Did I hear him correctly?  To be exact, it was built in 134 AD, but what’s 134 years in this timeline.   Up … Continue reading Bridge Time

Summer I-95 Road Trip – Pit Stop

I've pulled over for a pit stop and to review where I’ve been, what’s ahead and a thought I had about uncrossable bridges. I’ve travelled 7 of the 15 states that Route 95 passes through. The miles covered in each: Florida                382 Georgia               112 South Carolina  200 North Carolina  182 Virginia               285 Maryland           109 Delaware … Continue reading Summer I-95 Road Trip – Pit Stop

Happy 4th of July

Government of the people,  by the people,  for the people, shall not perish from the earth. Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 Williamsburg Bridge, NYC and 4th of July Fireworks by Howard Brier is licensed under CC BY 2.0