Well, it can’t have escaped your attention. I imagine that whatever news sources you use are full of stories about today being the 40th anniversary of the first landing on the moon. (Well, the first by human beings, anyway. )
I won’t be writing a long thoughtful piece reflecting on the matter. Right now, I can’t really think of much to say that has not been said. Perhaps it is just because it is too hot here. I’m not sure.
However, I will encourage you to find a quiet moment sometime today, stop, look up, and think about just how simply remarkable it is that we did that. It is a triumph of science, technology, and human spirit. Think about what we can do when we put our minds to it, and what we might be able to achieve again.
And then let’s all get on with the business of doing those things…
On this day on Asymptotia...
- Gifts from the North Sea - 2012
- Workin' - 2011
- Walking on the Moon - 2009
- Recovery Time - 2008
- The Man of Tomorrow? - 2007
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