21 May 2006

 

79 Years Ago Today

"...and for a moment people set down their glasses in country clubs and speakeasies and thought of their old best dreams." -- F. Scott Fitzgerald, quoted at The Writer's Almanac, on the event of Charles Lindbergh's solo trans-Atlantic flight, 21 May 1927.

Old best dreams: Embers of flames long died down that should be stirred and fanned every so often until they glow again. Even the once painful ones.

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