Tag: History

When peace like a river…

I love my lunchtime walks down by the James River.  Not only is the exercise good for me, but it gives me time to clear the cobwebs from my brain. The walks are quieter during these winter months, save for the geese or the occasional train.  Crowds will pick back up when the temperatures do. …

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Stuff I Didn’t Know: The Eiffel Tower Was Designed to Last for Only 20 Years | via marfdrat

  That’s right – it was only designed to last for 20 years past its debut in 1889, but it’s still standing today, and is expected to stand for another two or three centuries. via Stuff I Didn’t Know: The Eiffel Tower Was Designed to Last for Only 20 Years | marfdrat. Pretty cool.