Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Letter In Blue

It was in the autumn of 1957. Albuquerque New Mexico. The desert still stretched out across the feet of mountain ranges and went on into a blue infinity. I fetched the day's mail. A Wedgewood blue envelope stuck out from the heap. It was marked Cavendish Close Saint Johns Wood London as I remember. I opened it and found these words among the many in the letter it contained - '...for vision, you see, must always outstrip any possible achievement.'

The letter was signed -
Myra Hess


  1. Such a beautiful sentiment, vision guides us toward achievement. It's been a long time since I woke up wanting to do the 1,000 things, but when I do, something gets done that day. Thanks for sharing the inspiration here.