Family Time

Holidays.  Family time.  Hopefully you’re getting some family time, too!  Due to the holiday, I’m just posting a picture that I shot Saturday without hardly any commentary ’cause I got family, too!

Happy and safe Labor Day, everyone!

_MG_5017ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY: on 9/1/1985, seventy-three years after it sank to the North Atlantic ocean floor, a joint U.S.-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic. The sunken liner was about 400 miles east of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic.

American Robert D. Ballard headed the expedition, which used an experimental, unmanned submersible developed by the U.S. Navy to search for the ocean liner. The Argo traveled just above the ocean floor, sending photographs up to the research vessel Knorr. In the early morning of September 1, Argo was investigating debris on the ocean floor when it suddenly passed over one of the Titanic‘s massive boilers, lying at a depth of about 13,000 feet. The wreck was subsequently explored by manned and unmanned submersibles, which shed new light on the details of its 1912 sinking.

TRIVIA FOR TODAY: the one extra room new-home shoppers want the most is the laundry room, at 95 percent. Only 66 percent of new-home buyers request an extra room to use as an office.

 

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