Shutting down the St Margarets Community Website

After sixteen years of running the St Margarets Community Website, I decided to close it down. I often thought about what I wanted to do with the site, how I would pass it along or how I would turn it off. In the end, it was a fairly easy decision, I just had to write the final posts, add a message and make a plan on how to turn off the bits that will not age well.

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28 December 2021 | of interest

Seventy seven

Today would have been my father's seventy seventh birthday. I still think about him every day and often wonder what he would think about things. I figure that he would support Trump just to upset my mom and confuse everyone that though of him as an intellectual.

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8 March 2020 | life in the UK

One Year On

It has been a year since my father died. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about him in some way. I mostly worry about my mother and hope that she is doing ok generally or with some seasonal chore that my father used to do. Mostly she is fine and things have been getting better and better for her.

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17 March 2014 | life in the UK

My Speech at the Memorial for Dad

We recently had a memorial for my father at the Milwaukee Yacht Club. I reluctantly spoke for the family. It was pretty difficult to do. The four speakers that preceded me, Randy, Terry, Marv and Ted, said such lovely things, and my boys both read, the start of the Hobbit and The Road Less Travelled by Frost, that I was pretty emotional. For two of the items, I had my brother come read them.

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23 July 2013 | of interest

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