Back in the days when I worked for a living, the concept of Daylight Saving Time posed an unusual challenge twice a year at the Golden Gate Bridge. Think beyond the idea of sleeping in for an extra hour, or getting up 60 minutes earlier than the day before. Think about your clocks. Did you reset yours last…
November 12, 1936 — The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened. It cost $78 million and was the longest bridge ever attempted.
The First World War was a horror of gas, industrialized slaughter, fear, and appalling human suffering. —Nick Harkaway
November 11, 1918 — Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car in the forest of Compiègne and WW I ends.
It’s funny, to me, the way people refer to childbirth as a miraculous event. A miracle is something that defies nature. Only, childbirth has got to be the most natural thing in the world. Top three anyway. But, on the other hand, when
November 10, 1969 — Sesame Street, a children’s show, premiered on the National Education Television network (NET), which later became PBS.