* * * Then Jess came home. Kept the Prime Minister of Australia [Rudd] waiting for hours.
Well, it seems like Jessica completed her circumnavigation none too soon.
_________________________ If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracle of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it.
- Lyndon Johnson, on signing the Wilderness Act into law (1964)