Pay attention. These are the days you’ll look back on, the vivid memories you’ll recall, the tales you’ll relate to anyone who asks. You’ve ended an era, and begin a new age.
When you raise children, you are so deeply embedded in each hectic day, that most of them pass without a sense of loss. Without a thought that you will someday longingly wish them back. It is like that now. Not that we’ll wish back the struggle, but that we may long for the adventure in our quest for freedom.
We are close enough now to feel it. The visionaries amongst us see it. There is nothing to compare it to, and no way to prepare. We are creating a new world.
We came for many reasons, not the least of which is excitement. It is the contrast, the goal, the “go where no one has gone before” part…
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