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Flying
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Flying

Flying began thousands of years ago, when Icarus and his father flew around on wax wings. But Icarus wasn’t satisfied with his altitude, and flew higher and higher, closer and closer to the sun. Eventually, his wings melted, and Icarus crashed to the ground. He awoke on an island, where […]

Becoming Captain
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Becoming Captain

My father loves four things in the world: my mother, my sister, me, and his sailboat. He spent his childhood on the water of Buzzard’s Bay, Massachusetts in dinghies, kayaks, and sailboats, occasionally gaining or losing one with each serious hurricane. It’s fitting, of course, that he proposed to my […]