Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Lindy Hop.

[[This is the anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s flight from New York to Paris. Today this seems so run-of-the-mill. Nowadays we don’t have many heroes. Much more detail here, look under May 21]]

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “In the late spring of 1927, something bright and alien flashed across the sky. A young Minnesotan who seemed to have nothing to do with his generation did a heroic thing, and for a moment people set down their glasses in country clubs and speakeasies and thought of their old best dreams.”