I was watching CBS’s Sunday Morning and as part of their tribute to Walter Cronkite, they showed coverage of the landing on the moon, on July 20, 1969, 40 years ago today. I remember that day, or night actually, sitting glued to the television and being just overwhelmed by the mission and the sense that, if this was possible, anything was possible.
“You are a teacher” said he
“I’m a student” said I
I came here to Subversify to read about the Irish and Saint Patrick’s Day, which got me to thinking, about being Irish and what that meant to me growing up and all it means to me still. I remembered little phrases..Bob-isms. I remembered jokes and songs. But mostly I remembered pride.