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In the Wind: The Magic of Flying in Suburbia

In DrivewayThe wind blew so hard it hushed the trees to song. The leaves all crowded together, whispering and flashing their silvery-green bottoms like schools of fish swarming in the air.

I was reading a book about a 19th century man who was teaching children how to fly. I had to hold the pages down so the wind wouldn’t turn them as the man told the children they were born knowing how to fly. He told them that they knew how when they were born but that people grow older and they forget. The things that grownups need to know takes up too much space. Continue reading In the Wind: The Magic of Flying in Suburbia