But this particular lost love was blown away.
At least, according to the lyrics, there appeared to be no human rival. And that’s what I like most about the song. The lyrics. They were written by Johnny Mercer, and he did a great job of rhyme and rhythm. And fortunately for Frank Sinatra, his voice was a nice match for the melancholy message.
I especially like the third verse…
The autumn wind and the winter winds, they have come and gone
And still the days, those lonely days, they go on and on
And guess who sighs his lullabies through nights that never end
My fickle friend, the summer wind.
If you’ve never heard the song, give it a listen. It was a hit for Sinatra way back in the 60’s. I think it made it to #25 on the Billboard Top 100. And it even went to #1 on the Easy Listening chart.
And the reason I thought of Frank Sinatra and “The Summer Wind” is because of something I read about the Sun’s radiation force.
I know. It’s weird to connect the “Chairman of the Board” to creation science. But that’s part of how my brain works. So, there you go.
And here you go. Here’s the connection.
According to Dr. Walt Brown (a PhD from M.I.T.) “The Sun’s radiation applies an outward force on particles orbiting the Sun.”
So…no big deal. Right?
Unless you think about something else that’s no big deal. Like “Particles less than about one 100,000th of a centimeter in diameter…”
Because Dr. Brown says those particles “should have been blown out of the solar system if it were billions of years old. Yet, these particles are still orbiting the Sun.”
Hmm…so I guess that ol’ summer wind’s lullabies only affect human hearts.
Or as Dr. Brown concludes: “the solar system appears young.”
OK, I know you’ll probably forget all about this information once you finish reading it. But “That’s Life.” At least I hope you’ll “Come Fly With Me” again, soon. Because “The Best Is Yet To Come.”
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