Grape… Soda… Banked? —
Senor Cardgage - A Series of Non Sequiturs #3
The Yanks, coming off their eigth victory in a row, have been on a post-All Star break tear. You can find more Yankee coverage here.
I’m very sorry, ma’am, but could you help an old denominator, like me, gather his spectacles? —
Senor Cardage - A Series of Non Sequiturs #2
hi·a·tus |hī-ˈā-təs|; noun
: a pause or gap in a sequence, series, or process.
“(Random) College Musings is, for one reason or another, on a short hiatus.”
Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice? —
George Washington, “Farewell Address”
Grand Canyon Skywalk
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This incredible feat of human engineering, which opened to the public in 2007, provides visitors to the Grand Canyon with an unprecedented perspective of the massive gorge. At a price of over $31 million, the horseshoe-shaped catwalk is capable of supporting 800 visitors at once (only 120 are permitted at a time for safety), withstanding 100 MPH winds, and surviving earthquakes measuring up to 8.0 on the Richter scale.
The Skywalk extends out into the air almost 4,000 feet above the canyon floor. For reference, see the below diagram.
This I Believe -
I’m not sure how I never knew this existed, but I am hooked.