When the fire was raging, and Payson, Pine, and Strawberry were threatened a while back, I took pen in hand and drew up a diagram for a delivery system for fire retardant, using the "bladder" concept, recalling an experience with my Uncle Sam.
I made an appointment with the mayor via her cell phone for 9:30 a.m., arriving promptly. The mayor didn't show up, so I departed twenty minutes later.
The airport manager was leaving as well, so I described my proposal to him. He replied, without hesitation, that the proposal was too expensive, and besides they had a good system.
I'm pleased to see that time doesn't diminish the thought process. I sent a copy to the governor, too. No response.
Al Einstein remarked on his own experience: "Ideas and innovations are always ridiculed by mediocre minds."
S. Tyree, Payson