Less than 24
hours after they'd arrived, the Kimbroughs were on a southbound flight. Dick
called me at home before they left. "You got to let us give you something
for this," he said.
"I don't need
anything," I said. "I told your brother that the first time he phoned.
You can call up Rob if you want, but I'm pretty sure he feels the same about
it. I'm glad it worked out."
"What a day!
A lifetime dream come true! We'll never forget it!"
quail get you to places you wouldn't go otherwise."
write that in your article?"
"A guy named
Haig-Brown wrote it a longtime ago."
right," Dick said. "By god, he was right. They damn sure do!"