Day: November 2, 2009

  • Old School Playground

    Old School Playground

    Back when I was a lad life on the playground was a little more . . . tenuous. Everything in the playground was more dangerous. And they were different and unique, seemingly put together by the neighborhood handymen who in a burst of creative energy one Saturday morning emptied their garages of old tires, 2×4s, […]

  • The Largest Ocean Liner in the World

    The Largest Ocean Liner in the World

    While we’re making lists, Finland topped another one earlier this week with the launch of the Oasis of the Seas which was built in the STX shipyard in Turku, Finland. 1,180 feet long and grossing 220,000 tons this ship is longer than an aircraft carrier and carries more than 8,000 people (including crew of over […]