Tuesday, April 16, 2019


The news from Notre Dame sent me flipping back through the pages of a journal I kept almost three decades ago -- during what today might be called a gap year that I spent around Europe, partly in school and partly not. In that journal, I found this innocuous mention, written 9,866 days ago:

If I knew then what I know now, I suspect I would've braved the throngs and gone in.


  1. was there in 1983 - age 18 - no photos & journals have been lost - only vague memories remain.

  2. Hindsight...to be able to see what we have limited ourselves to in the past, and, of course, in the present.

  3. A gap in a gap... "Fall into the gap"? !denrael snosseL
    We toured inside while on '83 Stolt adventure. !brepuS
    !meid epraC !ylefas levarT