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The Dakotas Have the Voting Solution

My father loved cars. So did his father and his father’s father. My great-grandfather, Abner Patrick ran an ad which appeared on March 13, 1912 for a new car made in Philadelphia. The ad was written more than 100 years ago, but it reads like something crafted by Elon Musk. The Bergdoll “40” with self-starter, […]

Doo-Wop: Why They Keep Going

Most of my posts in the music category are about classical music, but there are a few about Doo-Wop. Last night at the Flagler Auditorium in Bunnell, Florida was was a different kind of “classical” music. The Pop, Rock & Doo-Wop Live! Concert featured Shirley Alston Reeves, original lead singer of The Shirelles, Dennis Tufano, […]

50th Reunion at Lehigh University

Thanks to fellow Lehigh University alumus, Tom Healy, for telling me about a It is hard for me to believe, but, this weekend was my 50th reunion after graduating from the College of Engineering at Lehigh University in 1967. I was really proud of the Class. We had 100 attendees, including four from Kappa Sigma, […]

Where Were You When…?

Most of us remember vividly where we were on September 11, 2001. In my case, I was in Danbury, Connecticut in the board room at Bristol Technology meeting with their CEO, Keith Blackwell. Remember where you were when you first heard that President Kennedy was assassinated, 53 years ago this week? (or when Jerry Garcia […]

On to Thailand from Vietnam

Our days in Hong Kong were great. The visits to Chan May, Nha Trang, and Saigon in Vietnam were even better. The trip up the Saigon river was especially interesting because of the huge variety of ships we saw. Economic development was abundantly clear. Ho Chi Minh City was extremely interesting. We saw the Pagoda, […]