Modern day construction
I recently had to climb up a steep concrete path on my way to a parking garage in Exeter. It was an unreasonably hot and humid day for England and, as I was walking up — grasping at the handrails and counting down from thirty to keep myself busy—I had two thoughts:
- A hundred and fifty years ago, people had to walk up hills without handrails.
- A hundred and fifty years ago, people had to build…