August 23rd, 2012 @ 1:41 pm

I posted mom’s “official” obituary today. My little sister wrote it and submitted it to the Daytona Beach News-Journal (to <>) this afternoon. Link to Obituary Until just a few minutes ago, I had completely forgotten that mom worked for the News-Journal at one time. She was a copy editor there, if I recall correctly. […]

September 30th, 2001 @ 12:00 pm

On the way home from Daytona last week, I thought about making a list of the most important things I want to do this year. As usual, I forgot to do it, so, a week later, here’s a start — I want a man in my life I want to lose some weight I want […]

A Walk on the Beach
September 25th, 2001 @ 12:00 pm

Jen and I went to Daytona for my birthday last Saturday. We stayed overnight at a Days Inn and got up and went for a walk on the beach. It was great and funny. Two women came up to us and offered us $50 if we listened to a time share presentation. We went, and […]

Gagne, A Personal “Ethnography”
December 3rd, 1996 @ 12:00 pm

In 1994 mom returned to school to finish her degree. She went to UCF and got her BA in 1998 at the age of 50. She was incredibly proud of this accomplishment, and we were all very proud of her, too. She submitted a paper for ANT 3422 on December 3, 1996 titled Gagne, A […]

1987 Daytona 500
February 17th, 1987 @ 12:00 pm

In which mom meets a racing legend