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We are Virginia Tech

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Some of you who regularly read my Blog do not know that I am a Hokie, a Virginia Tech alum.  With Daughter Jill before the Independence Bowl 2015. We stayed home because of Tornadoes This Sunday is Easter, but it also is the 10 year anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre. At the time, news… Continue Reading

Innocence Lost: 1963

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My great grandmother died in 1978, when she was 106. She was a Civil War widow who received a check for $70 a month. She frequently marveled that she had lived to see us go from horses and buggies to rockets putting a man on the moon. I can’t top that. But, I have lived… Continue Reading

My Birthday: Looking Back

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My birthday is today. Yesterday, Nancy and I celebrated with our daughter and son-in-law at the Dallas Fairmont Hotel, Pyramid Room. Much to my surprise and joy, Ada, the hostess when I regularly ate there, and Kim, the waitress who frequently served me,  are still there after 20 years. You may know I measure my… Continue Reading