Giant Yellow Arrows

Giant ArrowI had no idea that there were ever gigantic yellow concrete arrows dotting the country.

My grandmother used to tell the story of her first flight from Rhode Island to Florida in the late 50s or 60s. She told us that she asked a stewardess why it seemed like they were so low to the ground, and the stewardess told her that the pilot liked to simply follow US1.

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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