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Living Like Pierre

“Who wants to be a millionaire (in 1916)?” by George Will.  His syndicated newspaper column, 5/7/2017. Visitors to the Peirce-du Pont House at Longwood Gardens almost always exclaim how beautiful it is.  Wouldn’t I like to live there? Well, no, … Continue reading

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More On the Beadle Bumble Fund

A recent Wall Street Journal editorial gave several new examples that would be eligible for the discontinued Beadle Bumble Fund, the fund that was started by James J. Kilpatrick in 1959 to reimburse victims of legal stupidities. The fund is … Continue reading

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A vivid memory of 70 years ago is the view of the changing traffic lights from the back seat of our family Oldsmobile as my father drove through Philadelphia to cross the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey (known then … Continue reading

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