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?
fear of heights
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?
Ziplining! Yes! Me!
Recently a reader asked if I was afraid of heights. I’m not sure. Perhaps a little but I really believe my fear has to do with bridges more than heights. But read on and tell me what you think. A couple of summers ago I’d planned to visit a friend in Utah. Several weeks before … Continue reading Ziplining! Yes! Me!