[Homestead] Homestead survival plan
tvoivozd at infionline.net
Tue Sep 28 13:04:22 EDT 2004
>Oh, I forgot to add that Tvo's best point on the survival plan was that
>part about lots of red wine. The wisdom is irrefutable!
>"The grape whose logic absolute
> The two and seventy jarring sects confutes
> The enchanted alchemist that in a trice
> Life's leaden metal into gold transmutes"
> (From the Rubbaiyyat)
>tvoivozhd---uncanny---the Rubaiyat is all that got me through Primary flying school in Tulare, California. I had the best of instructors, world-renowned acrobatic pilots, even the best parachute-rigger I have ever seen. But the washout rate was over 50% which was demoralizing. I carried a copy of the Rubaiyyat in my left rear pants pocket at all times.
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