A collection of rather grotesque bird skeletons from Goethe’s house in Wiemar. They perched on his writing desk, peering down at his papers as he wrote.
This does not surprise the author.
These roofs in St Paul, Minnesota, rather remind the author of dragon scales–in particular of Eustace Scrubb’ scales when he transforms into a dragon in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
This British telephone booth sits unused and surrounded by bricks in a Brooklyn driveway. What are you doing in America, oh lonely British telephone box? Do you miss your family?
Greenpoint, Brooklyn (the Author’s next door neighbor, in fact)
Rainbows! Drugs! Photo! Cosmetics! Prescriptions! Anything looks more exciting in neon florescent lighting.
The Author regrets not seeing this bright sight in the night. It must give Times Square a run for it’s money (and in particular it’s electricity bill).
The Author recently levitated 1,353 feet above ground.
Just kidding! The Author was in fact standing in a glass box that extends out from the 103rd floor of the Sears Willis Tower in Chicago. The Author is not afraid of heights and has absolute confidence in this nifty bit of engineering, but even she was hesitant walking out onto the glass.
Next up are the last 7 Scariest Viewing Platforms in the World.
Taxis the size of ants!
In addition to the vertigo inducing protruding glass boxes, the Willis Tower also offers some more traditional views.
One can see for 50 miles! Hello Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Indiana!