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Wednesday
Sep052012

Other Side Of The Moon

I was on vacation when I heard that Neil Armstrong had died. Although the most famous voyager on that moon mission owing to his first bootie status, I find astronaut Michael Collins story more compelling. He was the one left alone in the spacecraft to orbit the moon until if all went without a hitch he'd be back in position for pick up. Fortunately this (until now!) unsung hero wrote down his thoughts when he was on the dark side of the moon. Of course when I saw them I could not help but to put them to music. More than once.

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