A weblog by Will Fitzgerald

Boats against the current

I used F. Scott (no relation) Fitzgerald’s last line from the Great Gatsby,

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

in an email note today, basically as an excuse for why something I’ve been working on probably won’t be finished on time, and why we should probably revert to an older version. This is just one of the many advantages of a sort-of liberal arts undergraduate degree: better sounding excuses.


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