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May

Ollie & Papa’s Grand Motorcycle Trip and Through-Paddling the Big Muddy

Costa Mesa, Ca. May 7, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: Ollie & Papa’s Grand Motorcycle Trip You may recall I had planned a 15-day, 3,217 mile motorcycle trip with my special needs grandson, Ollie, in August of 2018. My plan was to visit seven national parks in six states. Along the way, we scheduled visits […]

1
Jan

My Annual New Year’s Message

Costa Mesa, Ca. January 1, 2019 Dear Family & Friends: During the darkest days of World War II, King George VI came to the microphone of the BBC to deliver the annual Christmas message to the British Commonwealth. He spoke these eloquent and immortal words:* I said to the man who stood at the Gate […]

6
Sep

End of Summer Report

Costa Mesa, Ca. September 6, 2018 Dear Family & Friends: I hope you all had a great summer. It’s hard to believe we are closing in on the fourth quarter of 2018. Where did the year go? I previously reported on the cancellation of my 3,217 mile summer motorcycle tour with Ollie, in which we […]

17
Aug

Motorcycle Trip Update

August 17, 2018 Costa Mesa, Ca. Dear Family & Friends: I have cancelled my summer motorcycle trip with Ollie because of the fires and smoke in the Southwest. Please pray for the families and firefighters as they battle these fires. Bill