They say "Those things that go up, most commonly at sometime or another come down as well. Downward is much more common when dealing with upward movement, but not so much in reverse.
Carmi is sending us on a downward motion this week with
Downward as our theme.
beneath the presence of eagles rests
downward gaze of a protector.
Eight of them to be exact.
There are eight, 18-foot-tall "Guardians of Health"
These "Guardians of Health" encircle the Washburn Park Water Tower to protect it from intruding water pollutants, with the assistance of eight eagles that reside atop the structure as well, to keep a watchful eye downward.
"Bad-tasting or bad-smelling water pollutants from contaminating the water supply were thought to be the cause of many typhoid fever outbreaks around this time." - Harry Wild Jones, Architect.
They've been looking downward since 1931.
"He rides in the game like heavy cavalry getting into position for the assault, trots about, keenly watchful, biding his time, a master of tactics and strategy." - Patrick Thompson
The Washburn Park Water Tower is located within the Tangletown neighborhood in south Minneapolis, Minnesota and is perched on top of one of the highest points in south Minneapolis and serves as an unofficial "beacon" for incoming planes landing at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport and yet it remains hidden from much of the residents and visitors that pass by the base of the hill.
Hopefully it will never be caught going
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