"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature
is that all of us tend to put off living.
We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon,
instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today."
~ Dale Carnegie ~
Now, 34 years later, the Shuttle program has been grounded... literally. The next space program is still six years away at least, but privately funded shuttles into our orbit have become possible.
Perhaps when I am sixty, I shall take a trip and write for the hopeful astronauts in all of us. Those of us that still reach for the stars and dream of rose shaped galaxies...