|VOLUME 256||"All the news we can dredge up."||WINTER 1994|
BEST WISHES to Burns Bamford in his recent retirement from 34 years of
service to the Easton, Phillipsburg YMCA. He'll be missed by many at the YMCA
both friends and family. He was greatly loved throughout the YMCA community
for his dedication and hard work. The Schroeders also benefited in many ways
from Burn's association including the many of us who worked at the YMCA,
attended and worked at Camp Hugh Beaver and of course the loan of the camp
for the Schroeder reunions for many years.
BEST WISHES also to Lloyd Foss in his retirement from Heast Corporation this past December. He'll be around the Stewartsville/Phillipsburg area a lot more now in case anyone needs a fishing/hunting/card partner. He is also busy working on his extensive stamp collection and pruning his gardening skills.
The Foss men in honor or Lloyd Foss Sr.'s retirement took their first joint Maine hunting trip this past November. Luckily just dad got a deer this time so there should be no hard feelings. But I'm not really sure since none of them is speaking to one another. (Just joking.)
Congratulations to Kim and Dan Kavanuagh on the arrival of their second little girl. Tara Danielle was born December 15th and was 8 pounds 14 ounces.
Thanks for the Oven Mitt to Aunt Mary. I haven't tried the Mandarin Orange Salad but I will. Please keep up the good work with the news items, they are most appreciated.
Lloyd Jr. visited Kitty Hawk, NC on his birthday this year and got some nice shots of the memorial as well as this picture of his own plane in the foreground and the monument if the rear.
Sister Mary Danial Schroeder recently commemorated 50 years in religious life. Sister Mary is an Easton native and currently is the director of music at St. John Pansh is Bushkill, PA.
For the out of towners, starting January 8, the area code for the Northhampton County will change from 215 to 610.
I've heard a rumor but nothing has been confirmed that John, Betsy Flaherty and family may be moving to the Raleigh, NC area. I believe John is there already and the rest of the family will move down after the school year.
Mary Schroeder and Jack Schroeder will be busy in February visiting three Elderhostels in Texas. Stay tune for more news in the next newsletter.
Last but not least we are expecting more than fire works this fourth of July. Dan and I and family are expecting our third child 7l4l94.
What did Jeffrey Dalmar ask Lorena Bobbit? Are you going to eat that?
Congratulations to David Schroeder for his fine job successfully representing John Wayne Bobbit at his trial in August.
A SNEAK PEEK AT DAN K.
"Pass the cream or I'll cut off your penis"
(I have misplaced my master birthday list and had to revert back to an old copy from 1990, so if your missed this time around my apologies. I hope to locate my working copy before the next newsletter.)
Dear Ann Landers:
No need for advice, just a suggestion: Instead of our adult children giving us presents for Christmas, we'd prefer their time. Our needs for material things are few. We spent years amassing clothes, tools, appliances and what-have-you. We are getting up in age, and although we can do our regular chores, certain jobs are often difficult. This Christmas, we would like to have someone clean out the garage or attic. We would like to have the pantry straightened and organized. We would like to have our trees pruned. Instead of another sweater, repaint the living room or go through the mass of boxes in the attic and discard the junk. In lieu of sending some ill-afforded money or unneeded gifts, give up an afternoon of golf or day at the mall. Doing some of these chores would be the best gift our kids could give us.
- From a parent of grown children.
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