AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

25 August 2011

Happy Birthday, National Park Service.


The National Park Service was created on this date in 1916 "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations."

Breaking news ... The National Park Service has engaged an engineering firm with extensive experience in earthquake damage assessment and repair to further assess the [Washington] Monument after an inspection today uncovered additional cracks in the pyramidion, or uppermost section of the structure.

Read the rest at The National Park Service.

What a great logo.

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