Communion Of Dreams


1066, and all that.*
April 12, 2011, 9:41 am
Filed under: Google, Humor, Space, Writing stuff

150 years ago the US Civil War started. 50 years ago a man first went into space.

In a completely trivial and unimportant, unrelated note, I started posting on this blog 1065 posts ago. Yeah, this makes post #1,066.

So why mention it? Oh, because I’m amused by the number. And because it is something of a poke at myself – it’s important to have perspective. As the old line goes, “after Shakespeare, why write anything?”

And yet, I can’t seem to help myself.

Jim Downey


*Gratuitously stolen from the book of the same name, of course.

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