I'VE BEEN UNABLE TO SEND EMAILS FOR TWO DAYS. SPECTRUM SAYS IT'S A SYSTEM-WIDE ISSUE. I STILL CAN'T RESCUE MY WEB SITE. THE ROBOTS ARE TAKING OVER.
My apologies to anyone who drove to Pine Valley for the Crawford-Mountain Empire football game. Turns out it was held at Hoover and the unbeaten Colts prevailed 38-21. The next game will take place on Friday, October 6th versus University City. I'm going out on a limb and guessing it will take place at University City.
Word of the Susan G. Komen mobile mammogram service took me way back to the time a fellow, armed with a lab coat, stethoscope and clip board, started knocking on doors at Nimitz Navy Housing next to the Loma Theater. I gather he covered much of the project before one woman put in a call and learned that Navy Hospital did NOT have an outcall breast examiner on its staff.
Have you been watching the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series on Vietnam? Pretty powerful. I only brought it up so I could feature the stunning artwork above that opens each episode.
Ernie Cowan '62 interviews Obi Kaufman, author of California Field Atlas, in his Outdoors column in Thursday's Union-Tribune. That's Obi, not Ernie, pictured above. Click HERE to read the article. Ernie also notes that love is in the air -- if you're a tarantula.
The Once-A-Month Lunch Bunch hasn't met in quite a while. We did get together at Oggi's in Mission Valley last Thursday. Here's a nice photo of Coach Dick Draz, Doug Kvandal '66 and George Fogelman '63. Coach Draz looks forward to the Fry Day emails, but doesn't like the obituaries. Take a number, coach -- and buckle up.
Gayle Kirby Price shares the sad news that Karen Johnson Pfeiffer '62 died last Friday, September 22nd. “She had cancer and passed away in a rest home in New York,” writes Gayle. “Karen had the best sense of humor and if you knew her you wanted to be around this funny and warm lady. I will miss her very much.” Click HERE if you'd like to send condolences.
David Allsbrook '62 confirmed the passing of his sister Linda Allsbrook Slycord '60 on August 31st. Says David, "She died peacefully in her sleep after a five-month battle with pancreatic cancer. At 6'1" tall, Linda was the tallest female in her graduating class."
Jack Watson sends word that Mike Ratliff '66 passed away September 26th of a heart attack while in the hospital with pulmonary issues.