Archive for October, 2013


Bill Thomson and I once drove his Volkswagen mini-bus from Newark, Delaware to Chicago, Illinois and back,… some of it through an Indiana/Ohio snow storm, loaded with athletes that we were taking to the University of Chicago Track Club pre-Christmas track meet. In those days ( late 60s ) there were not that many opportunities […]


My very first real images and impressions of Moscow go back to the late 1940’s when Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England, talked about the the evils that existed behind “The Iron Curtain”. There was the full realization of a “Cold War” between the Soviet Bloc and the West. The upshot was that school children […]