Rocket Man

Philip Siddons
ILLUMINATION
Published in
4 min readDec 17, 2021

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The leadership you desire can come from you.

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It was May 9th of 1972. My wife and I were in our senior year of college. Linda was working as a nurses’ aide, and I worked as a motel desk clerk. We had just enough money to buy Elton John tickets at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago. Elton was an extraordinary musical talent. His keyboarding mastery and wide-ranging vocal excellence and flamboyant extravagance still resonates with us fifty years…

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Philip Siddons
ILLUMINATION

Working to create egalitarian communities which seek gender, racial & economic justice. medium.com/@psiddons | FlyByNight.us | http://connectedness.org