Some of my distant and not so distant relatives. These three pictures were taken in or near Natchitoches Louisiana ( see this page for historical information) home of the world famous Christmas Festival of Lights. The elderly gentleman was the son of a Spanish immigrant who changed or altered his surname to Ivy and is my great-grandfather. […]Read More Old photos
America may still be the world’s largest economy, but China has stolen the title of largest bridge over water. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long The new Jiaozhou Bridge, opening Thursday, is 26.4 miles long and connects the port city of Qingdao to Huangdao Island. It’s […]Read More Longest Bridge in the World!
Click HERE to watch video from the BBC Corps spokesman Col Ed Fleming said: “It’s a historic day, not only for the entire Mississippi River but for the state of Louisiana”. “Today’s the first day in the history of our nation that we have had three floodways open.” Morganza Spillway Built in 1954 to relieve […]Read More Mississippi floods: Louisiana gates open to save cities