North Dakota man recalls his 80 years of flying
TAYLOR, N.D. (AP) — And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high untresspassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand and touched the face of God.
— High Flight
The final line of that poem, "High Flight," sort of sums up one of the philosophies of Leland Brand's life.
Well, as Brand puts it, "About as close as anything else."
Brand, 89, is a rancher, but this is the first year since he can remember that he hasn't calved in a bunch of cows.
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