Daily Archives: 20 August 2012

“Just two things are necessary for success in this life: One is a sense of purpose and the other is a touch of madness.”

—John Harricharan

If Ships Could Talk

The USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship, set sail under its own power for the first time since 1997 yesterday. Old Ironsides’ sailing was in commemoration of her victory over the HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812.

That would have been a cool sight to see; there is just something about a tall ship under sail.