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Happy New Year!

Our 2016 began in a hotel room in Effingham, Illinois. After a wonderful couple of weeks back in Illinois and Wisconsin visiting family and friends for the Christmas holidays, we are now making our way back down to San Antonio, Texas, where Charley’s been parked out next to our friends’ shed since we left him

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Selma to Montgomery: The Voting Rights Fight Continues

A few days ago, March 25th, marked two things of note: 1) Fred’s 50-something birthday, and 2) the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama to protest the lack of voting rights in the south at the time.  In a recently published article in Fred’s hometown newspaper, The Town Crier, Fred

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