Technically, Davy was never a veteran in the Webster’s Dictionary definition, because he didn’t live long enough to become one. On Veterans Day, we nevertheless remember Davy Dolittle and the tens of thousands of young Americans who never lived to realize their full potential.
Are we frustrated with the constant spending of government and the idea of projects we may find less than necessary or poorly thought out? Do we get excited at the idea of doing something forward thinking — perhaps a bit idealistic — which will usher in Longboat Key’s future aesthetically and technologically? Both sentiments can be true at the same time.
“On Longboat Key we will all look and feel 35 years old and in our prime. All Longboaters are young and sexy with minds and bodies firing on all cylinders. There is no balding or sagging. There is no death or aging. No heart disease. We are going to live forever and go to lawn parties and charity functions and drink Grey Goose into eternity.”