Monthly Archives: August 2012

Life and Times at the AGC (for older people)

[WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!] OK, I recognize that I promised coverage of “real” sports in this missive.  The volleyball season started last night.  But, as usual, I forgot we had a competing event – The Annual Nearing Season’s End for … Continue reading

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Coming of Age

I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord;                                                                         And I’ve been waiting for this moment all my life, oh Lord;                                                   Can you feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord,oh Lord.  It’s just a few days away now.  … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Sports Fan!

[Photo by Steve Hansen, an old college buddy at the ‘U,’ taken c. 1970, when I was stationed in Okinawa defending our country.] Richard George Thompson, Mom’s older brother by two years, a/k/a, Uncle Dick, Dickie T, “T,” and most … Continue reading

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Photo Booth

[It is what it is.  At grandson Tom’s high school graduation party this spring.  You remember?  You read all about it right here!  😉 ] [With Mom and Dad.  Your job, should you choose to accept it, is to identify those … Continue reading

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The Fair . . . and More Music!

OK, I’m not a “fair” guy.  It’s always too hot, too crowded, too loud, and too dusty for my extreme sensibilities.  Yet every year, I somehow manage to allow the supervisor to drag me along to look at bunnies and quilts and … Continue reading

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The Big Green Egg and the Rocket Stove

Have you noticed that ever since we returned home from camp there has been no need for air conditioning?  We have enjoyed a beautiful October in August – sleeping with windows wide open under all manner of blankees.  Even the … Continue reading

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Reverend David Hoyme

We lost a true, and original, Super Fan this week.  Dave died on the 15th after a several year battle with Parkinson’s.  He was 76.  He continued to golf in the Tuesday and Thursday senior men’s golf leagues for as … Continue reading

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