No offense to anyone, but I can't imagine Alex had anything in mind
but bringing each of us a smile when he made that post.
Anything but a rant, in my humble opinion.
Quite a 175th birthday for SLC. A best seller -- 100 years after passing
on -- is not a bad effort, to say the least. Bravos, Kudos, and Accolades
to the folks at Berkeley. Well done. Btw, nice piece on NPR today with
and Michael adding lots of good info and color. (Still online at
_www.npr.org_ (http://www.npr.org) .)
Those who've been to Elmira will see it in their mind's eye, for sure --
John Bird's cigars, which lie beyond the scope of radio, unfortunately.
I could have been there for the last gathering.
My copy of the Autobiography, a gift from my daughter, is about to have
wrap removed, as I look forward to diving in.
Hope that the Becky Thatcher House grant will make the cut for December.
"Vote early, Vote often." Henry, I admire your enthusiasm and tenacity.
every day, just as if it were a vitamin to be taken with breakfast. :-)
In a message dated 11/30/2010 9:24:36 P.M. Central Standard Time,
[log in to unmask] writes:
PLEASE do not turn this excellant forum into a political blog - - go to
you need to rant.
From: "Effgen, Alex Brink" <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Tue, November 30, 2010 1:33:45 PM
Subject: Cigars and whiskey on the ready...
In case no one has mentioned it: Happy 175, Mr. Clemens. Without you we
ld be criticizing a review on any one of the following:=20
DECISION POINTS, by George W. Bush
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand
DECODED, by Jay-Z
LIFE, by Keith Richards with James Fox
And please: if anyone knows of a listserv dedicated to the life and work
George W. Bush please keep it to yourself.