U.S. Marine Sgt. Ty West, a rifleman and scout chief with Light Armored Reconnaissance Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, secures a radio after confirming vehicle positions before a hasty attack live-fire range during Exercise Alligator Dagger, Dec. 18, 2016.
St Kenelm, Alderley, Gloucestershire by ChurchCrawler Via Flickr: Medieval foundation, with north west tower of c1450 and rest rebuilt c1802.
Single large nave with projecting apsidal chancel, north west tower and adjoining south west bay. 3 bays, central bay blind to south, with 3-light multi-cusped lancets and mouchettes in Gothick style. 4-light east window. Tower of 3 stages with off-sets and stepped diagonal buttresses, clock face to north, louvred
2-light belfry openings to north and west, pinnacle in north east corner. Door on west side with large pointed arch, moulded and stopped, and 3-light ogee window over.
Interior: sexpartite plaster rib vault over nave. C19 fittings,
including white marble font of 1820. Fine collection of marble wall monuments, including many to Hale family. Porch inside tower has medieval tierceron vault with carved angel and grotesque corbels and bosses.
(David Verey, Buildings of England, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
I wanted to be an astronaut. Going to space is like the fastest a human being can go, so it was either an astronaut or, like, have you heard of scramjets? They’re like supersonic on oxygen, dude. It’s nuts.