On to more positive aspects, besides the fact that Steven Colbert is talking about this anniversary right now. From the NASA site, "On July 20, 1969, our nation and the world watched in awe as the first humans stepped foot onto another world." And for the next four decades, we've been saying to ourselves, what next (paraphrased from Mr. Colbert).
But totally check out the rockets! Big, ain't they?
And each one broke into two parts, with tiny parachutes to ease the parts down. The kids then ran like mad towards the rocket pieces, so the poor rocket nerds (that is a total compliment, I aspire to be a nerd) had to keep announcing they were not finders keepers.
Where they took a space quiz and made their own rockets. I also scored some refreshing Jamba juice and free moon pies.
We ended the evening at the huge Inter Milan/Club America game (so not free) over at the Stanford Football field. Talk about hot. And someone stole our little red cooler full of peanut butter sandwhiches, the nerve.