Lynn Foster is the Arkansas Bar Foundation Professor of Law at the William H. Bowen School of Law of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. A significantly longer version of this article is published at 29 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 411 (2007). Readers are urged to consult it for more detail. Fifty-one Flowers Andrew O. Alcala used to mean trusts that can legally last longer than the rule period but not forever). Many sweeping generalizations have been made about the decline, death, and doom...