Category: The Social Side

A Louisville reunion

A Louisville reunion

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Internist Dr. Anne Lansing came from Asheville, N.C., to attend her 40th Louisville Collegiate School reunion in Louisville this weekend. She stayed with her parents, Dr. Allan and Donna Lansing.

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Congratulations on 3,000 hits

Congratulations on 3,000 hits

| July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hats off to my all-time idol New York Yankee Derek Jeter whose 3,000th hit Saturday at Yankee Stadium – a home run no less – had millions of fans cheering wildly, including me at home, ready to eat my hotdog to celebrate.

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Farewell to Margaret Kulp

Farewell to Margaret Kulp

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Margaret Kulp died on June 20, 2011, surrounded by her loving family following a brave battle with lung cancer.

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Honoring a hero

Honoring a hero

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Happy Fourth of July to all of you, and to all our brave servicemen and women here and abroad fighting terrorism on land, sea and in the air.

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Father’s Day  recollections

Father’s Day recollections

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

My own father, William Henry Beck Sr., was one of 12 children. He and my mother, Verna Lilly Becker, had four outstanding sons: William Henry Jr. was a judge advocate general lawyer in World War II who was outstanding as a Supreme Court judge in Kansas City.

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A lovely English afternoon

A lovely English afternoon

| June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sunday, June 5, was a soft English day. There were cool breezes, beautiful flowers, hats and fascinators for the 24th annual Queen’s Birthday Garden Party celebration hosted by The English Speaking Union at the home of Penny Love and Steve Canfield.

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Owsley Brown III hosts ‘friend-raiser’

Owsley Brown III hosts ‘friend-raiser’

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

My dear friend Owsley Brown III hosted the first annual Kentucky School of Art Derby Party and Student Art Show last month.

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A final farewell to Stan’s

A final farewell to Stan’s

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you drive by Lexington Road often, you’ve probably been watching as the numbers in the window at Stan’s Fish Sandwich count down to closing day. This Saturday, May 28, will mark the end of an era for all of us who have known and loved Stan’s for the last 24 years.

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A wonderful Sunday brunch

A wonderful Sunday brunch

| May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

I reckon I’ll have to forgive that darn Yankee, Army Col. Richard Jacobs, who joined Federal Forces in 1862 to fight against my own Gen. Robert E. Lee in the Civil War.

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Happy 100th birthday to Sally Brown

Happy 100th birthday to Sally Brown

| April 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, Sara Shallenberger Brown (Sally) who will be celebrating her 100th Easter on Sunday!

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