Monthly Archives: June 2006

Top O’ the World!

For two summers after Pepper’s Drug Store, I worked as a replacement doorman at the Rittenhouse Claridge and the Rittenhouse Savoy, two apartment buildings on Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia owned by the same company. I mostly worked the four-to-midnight shift … Continue reading

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Digital Photos

After posting the photo of the 2006 Mini-reunion (June 16), more than one person has wondered, Are the men of our class shrinking or are the women growing?  Both may be true, but a little known artifact of digital cameras … Continue reading

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Pepper’s Pharmacy

After a short summer job on the Ocean City boardwalk, I was left with what to do with the remaining summer.  Leon Evans had been working at Pepper’s Pharmacy on our school’s DE program and told me they were looking … Continue reading

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Working on the Boardwalk

One summer of high school, I worked, briefly, in a waffle shop on the Ocean City boardwalk. Blanche Kurtz was a waitress there. It was well into June, but I had not yet found a summer job.  Dave Hall was already … Continue reading

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The mini-reunion this year had the same group as last year, myself, Leon West (Evans), Jerry Jerome, Nancy Leith Musser, and Dan Powell.  We were hoping to see Arnett Ware, Wanda Anderson and Ted Carl, but maybe next year.  Even … Continue reading

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Ted Carl, another classmate found!  After a career in banking that sent him as far away as Colorado, he is now settled near Wilkes Barre.  An old friend, his name was too common to find on a general search.  I … Continue reading

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Fred Walti

Fred Walti died in 2003. For one year, I think Freshman, he was my locker partner, but I hadn’t seen or heard of him since high school.  He married Barbara Scena from the class of 1956 and I was pleased … Continue reading

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New E-Mail Address

My e-mail address is now This is not DSL, but Verizon’s optical cable that they ran along the back of my property in March.  I had been using a Comcast 6-month trial, still keeping AOL for it’s dial-up that … Continue reading

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