Friday, April 1, 2011

Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge with its gothic towers and elegant tapestry of steel cable has been an inspiration to many since it opened in 1883. It is a symbol of our country’s  optimism and the entrepreneurial spirit of the late 19th century that still inspires us today. I have only known of this eight wonder of the world through books, photographs, paintings, and film.

Today I actually walked across the Brooklyn Bridge, may I add here that I have a fear of bridges. Yes, there is a name for that, gephyrophobia. My deep-rooted infatuation spoke loader than my fear and pushed me on to this adventure.  If they could build it, I can cross it!

March 11, 2011