Archive for December 17th, 2007

Wild Blue Yonder

December 17, 2007

104 years ago today, two bicycle mechanics from Dayton Ohio made the first series of heaver than air flights at Kitty hawk, N.C.  Travel hasn’t been the same since.  Four years ago, at the Centennial, I had the honor of standing at the place where it was done.

When you’re stranded in Dallas by American Airlines this holiday season (as I may be before the week is up) you can address your colorful vocabulary towards Orville and Wilbur.  It’s all their fault.