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  • While I was standing amongst the throngs of people, on the Huntington Beach Pier waiting for the Endeavor space shuttle to fly over, I had a thought that I’d like to share.

    Pushing the human limits of experience to the next level, whether it is in sports, the arts or the outer limits of the universe, binds us all in a common spirit of goodwill unlike any other shared experience.
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