Where Is Frieda?

(This is one of those posts that would be out of place on either of my other two WEB sites!)

When I returned to Florida in 2006 after burying my wife in Virginia, I began writing my biography. This was “therapy” for me in my time of grieving by reflecting on my own life BT – Before Teresa, and our life together. It took about three months to gather all the information accurately. Times, places, events; I wanted it to be as accurate as possible if only for my survivors’ benefit. My sister and a handful of others helped in that effort.

A Doggy Summer!

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Beach Dogs – Fun in the sun, in Hungary!

A Cool Video.

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Mufflers and Other Rusty Things


If you are over 50, how long has it been since you changed a rusty muffler on your car? If you look back, it’s been quite a while. In fact, in the last 30 years I have not had ONE replaced, and I usually keep cars for years and over a hundred thousand miles.

Time Marches On

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Do you remember the “Carterphone decision“? Probably not – most people don’t, unless you are or have been in the communications business. But this single action changed the world of communications for all of us!

For around a century the telephone company – primarily Bell Telephone & it’s long distance division, AT&T – affectionately (?) known as “Ma Bell” – had a monopoly of and owned all telephone equipment, at least in the United States. You could only use equipment provided by and installed by Bell. They even owned all the telephone wires and everything that interconnected them.