Saturday, January 25, 2014

Saturday Snapshot

Our oldest son lives in Arizona and we travel there a couple times a year from Northern Nevada.  We used to have to travel over the Hoover Dam,  As did everyone who went that way.  Most times it was slow going, one lane and security checks over Hoover Dam.  But then they built a new overpass, as you can see here in this photo.  (in the process of building it four years ago)
I thought it was so high I would be scared to DEATH when we crossed it. 
The truth is---it IS very high---frigging frackin'  (my new words to mean extra very) high!
But when we took the new road, you are over it before you know it AND you can't see down, so you can't be afraid. 
It's just like driving down the highway.
It was very anti-climatic for me.  I was ready to be blown away with height fright.
The Handyman said, "we're over it"
I said,  "That was it?"

The last photo is of the Handyman looking down at the Colorado  River from Hoover Dam, with the construction of the new road in the background.
We are kind of obsessed with rivers, he and I.  

I am sharing today with  Melinda at West Metro Mommy Reads who hosts Saturday Snapshot.

To participate in Saturday Snapshot: post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken then leave a link at West Metro Mommy Reads.   Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.


Brona Joy said...

Wow! Like you and your hubby, we also love a good bridge spanning water. We've seen some beauties over the years, but that is very impressive.
I love the phrase height fright :-)

Louise said...

Wow, that is incredibly high, I wonder why it needed to be so high?

bermudaonion said...

I'll have to take your word for it. There's a high bridge that crosses over to Savannah and I have to white knuckle it to drive over it. It scares me to death.

gautami tripathy said...

Awesome photographs!

Thanks for sharing!

Here is my snapshot post.

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Ginx Craft said...

Great photos. I don't think there is any way I would have got up there. I am really scared of heights.

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