Issue 50 – The Anniversary Edition
‘So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly
into the past.’
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
There’s a celebration afoot. This issue not only marks our fiftieth print edition, but also represents our fifth year in publication. No mean feat and ample reason to raise a glass or two to be sure. In truth, it gives us an awful lot to reflect upon.
Now, there are those that will argue that to look back is to slow down, to lose focus on the task at hand, but we’re not of that opinion. We like to think that the forward march enjoys renewed momentum when it’s punctuated with the occasional backwards glance. Not because it gives us the opportunity to relive old glories or rest on former laurels. That’s never been our thing. No, we look back every now and again because in doing so, we catch a glimpse of you, our dear friends, at our back.
It is your support, interest, and engagement that has made our forward march possible. Regardless of whether you’ve been behind us since day dot, or just now joining the party, this one’s for you. Thank you.
So if you catch us looking back every now and again, know that we are not slowing down. We’re simply taking a second to admire you fine folk. Not for too long, though. Forward march and all that. Enjoy!