They say "You're only as old as you feel," which explains why Asimov pinches co-eds at conventions.
I've been asked why someone of my advanced age is into the bop and rock and billy that the kids are into these days, when I should be preferring the likes of Glenn Miller or Caruso. Truth be told, I do
like the music of my youth, the swing of the 30s and the war years (no, I didn't serve. I was 4F. My brother, Lou, was in five Pacific invasions, though.) But there's something to the new music, something new
. I think Lou's kid, David, really turned me onto this stuff – the Cubano and the Rock n' Roll. Music beyond whitebread and Lawrence Welk.
It makes me feel...young.
I've got a full month of space news to catch up, in large part because I was remiss around the end of last month thanks to Wondercon
. Of course, Gagarin's flight
eclipsed all else in significance for a while, but there is more to off-planet exploration than men in capsules.
(see the rest at Galactic Journey