Every once in a while (a very qreat while), #ABA prints something of use to a solo lawyer. This is one of those once in a whiles.
A letter to my Dad from his Brother Reed (aka Uncle Charlie). Bill Those other pictures and these were humped around the DMZ of South Vietnam during the monsoon season of 1967 and 1968. They got a little damp, but got me through. Family is important. May they help get you through your ‘monsoon season’. […]
This is a song about the scary things you see from the corner of your eye Don’t you ever wonder why We never talk about the future, we never talk about the past anymore We never ask ourselves the questions to the answers that nobody even wants to know Yes, the honeymoon is over So […]
1623, Leyden Jesse deForest, remembered as Jesse the Walloon, was a dyer permitted by law to use color, a high honor at the time. Jesse’s dream was to establish a Walloon colony in the New World free of persecution. Turned down by the American Virginia Colony in 1622 for an expedition of six hundred followers, […]
My family’s Appalachian experience is a composite of Catholic and Protestant steel foundry workers, circuit riders, train flagmen, coal miners and barons, lawyers, teachers, car salesmen, card sharks, and housewives. We are descendants of early American settlers, farmers, merchants, Revolutionary and Civil and Spanish-American War soldiers. We brokered steel, commanded Navy vessels, prosecuted rural crime, […]
Americans are all cuckoos because we make our homes in the nests of other birds. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes My people came to America in a very long and winding way from the Avesnes region of France. But it goes back further than the ancestors my Grandmother marked down in the family tree (who I’ll […]
I can give you that historical bird’s eye view. But I cannot readily explain the mystery of Leonard Side’s inheritance. Most of us know the parents and grandparents we come from. But we go back and back, forever; we go back all of us to the very beginning; in our blood and bone and brain […]
Bill Those other pictures and these were humped around the DMZ of South Vietnam during the monsoon season of 1967 and 1968. They got a little damp, but got me through. Family is important. May they help get you through your ‘monsoon season’. See you in November. Uncle Charlie, 9/23/93 You can read my memories […]
Traveling home, grateful for service and our freedom.
Arlington National Cemetery Service for my step-father, Colonel John Pfalzgraf, US Navy, US Air Force, Distinguished Flying Cross.