The trek from boyhood to manhood…

June 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

boyhood_manhoodThe Boston Evening Transcript of July 21, 1862 has an interesting article on the front page headed “Youth And Manhood”, which is the writer’s reflection upon how–for him–the step from youth to manhood was a singular, notable

“Today we are children; tomorrow we are not.  Today we stand in life’s vestibule; tomorrow we are in the temple…  awed…  humbled… and smitten…”

Although a bit morose in tone, it is nicely written and worth sharing.