Segovia? Lyon? Val d'Aosta?
Not a Roman aqueduct.
Laura was crossing the Susquehanna at Harrisburg, heading toward Pittsburgh.
The river is nearly a mile wide there, spanned by railroad trestles, high enough to withstand flooding.
Anjali held up her cellphone and clicked.
Then they were on the other side.
For a song about another wide river, the Missouri, check out Jerry Garcia's "Shenandoah Lullaby." (Jerry's been gone 20 years this month.)
David Vecsey's sweet tale of distant love before the Web, now NYT Podcast, narrated by Griffin Dunne. Please see:
George Vecsey is Hofstra University's Alumnus of the Month! Read a Q&A with George here.