admin on January 23rd, 2011

Samarie Walker, a young freshman on the UConn women’s basketball team, has transferred out mid-season.  Piecing together statements from AAU coaches, UConn coaches and reports over the past few years here is my interpretation of what happened.  Walker idolized a former UConn player from her area.  When UConn offered a scholarship she followed her idol’s […]

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admin on January 16th, 2011

Perhaps this is a good time to say that Pop’s views are not necessarily mine.  Actually, I agree that Lyndon Johnson was not a nice guy.  I also agree with an overall sentiment that people in this country are too indulged.  Yet Pop seems enamored with the rich from his days of working on their […]

Continue reading about Pop’s Letters – August 17, 1965

admin on January 9th, 2011

As Pop says this was supposed to be a short note written soon after the previous one, yet the end appears to be missing and what I have here is probably quite a bit shorter than what is was.  You get a glimpse into the Coffin pedigree with this note. July 17, 1965 Dear Beth: […]

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