Month: July 2016

Dad’s Oklahoma homecoming

Today is the final-final for official remembrance of my wonderful father as he is memorialized in his home state of Oklahoma. Therefore, I would like to share my ‘Celebration of Life’ eulogy for my beloved father, Floyd Neal, as delivered in California earlier this year. ********************************** What a sincere honor and a privilege it is to …

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The decency of the Russian people

There is a lot of current political talk about the embarrassing DNC e-mails and possible Russian ‘hacking’. Since I’ve had a lot of personal and professional interactions with Russian culture and, in particular, Russian people, I feel obligated to share this important perspective with others for your edification. This is NOT my opinion on politics, …

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Bella and Jack’s vet visit, 7/14/2016

Bella, our daughter/cat, and Jackson, our son/dog, went to the veterinarian today. A super, special thanks to our patience vet for his incredible compassion for our children. Also, great thanks to my wife for caring for our beautiful furr-babies. Brandee has, thankfully, provided the update below. “Update on the babies. Bella was up first. Weight: …

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Thoughts on Pat Summitt

Let me first present the person herself and then I will explain the connection. From Pat Summitt’s Wikipedia page: “Patricia Sue Summitt (June 14, 1952 – June 28, 2016) was an American college basketball head coach whose 1,098 career wins are the most in NCAA basketball history.[1] She served as the head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team from 1974 to …

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