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Isn’t it time?

April 20th, 2015 · 10 Comments

“Isn’t it time?” That was the subject of an email from an old friend several days ago, in which he compiled a list of countries which have had women who served as president or prime minister. This is one area where the U.S. is definitely not a leader. Starting in 1966 the world began to […]

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Tags: History · Politics

The UHS Class of ’65 celebrates

April 19th, 2015 · 3 Comments

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.”   — Eubie Blake Yesterday I was among dozens of members of the University High School Class of 1965 gathered to celebrate our 50th reunion (OMG!). It’s hard to admit that number, even to myself. It seems […]

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Tags: Education · History

Throwback Thursday: With Ann Keppel

April 16th, 2015 · No Comments

With two of my favorite people, probably around 1993, give or take a couple of years. That’s Meda, my wife of many decades now, and the late UH Professor Ann Keppel between us. Ann was one of Meda’s colleagues and mentors, served for a time as chair of what was then the Women’s Studies Program […]

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Tags: History · Photographs

Throwback Thursday: The Woodward Tornado of 1947

April 9th, 2015 · No Comments

Today is the 68th anniversary of the devastating tornado that tore through Woodward, Oklahoma, on April 9, 1947. And today’s TBT is a newspaper photo of Meda and her parents in the aftermath of that tornado, which destroyed their small home in Woodward. Meda, then less than three months old, and her mother were home […]

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Tags: History · Photographs

Throwback Thursday: Ian c. 1950

April 2nd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Another oldie. I was, what, maybe two or three? Already outgrowing that shirt. Location? Unknown. Click on the photo to see a larger version.

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Tags: History · Photographs