61 Have you ever wondered how much the hump of a healthy camel weighs? When I return from my Morocco Sahara Odyssey I’ll share that information with you. We will spend 3 nights tented on the Sahara, hoping to meet the famed “Blue Men”, the Tuaregs. They originated in Timbuktu, and their camel caravans still cross the sands of the Sahara.
Charlie Hecht, LLB '63, of NYC, has built a studio with living quarters in Beijing. He will be working with art professors on joint glass structures and is sculptor in residence at the Art Institute in Beijing. His most recent show was at the Two Lines Gallery. This is a far cry from Charlie’s present day job as a Principal of a NYC law firm. Winslow Davidson, MS'62, of Georgetown, Guyana, is writing the second edition of his book, 160 years of Agricultural
Education in Guyana while tending a small orchard of papaws. He retired in 1993 as principal of the Guyana School of Agriculture.
L. George Wilson, of Raleigh, N.C. is a faculty member at North Carolina State U. He also serves as Senior Advisor for University Relations and Agricultural Research for USAID. Asked what he would rather be doing, Dr. George answered, “I’m doing it”. His fondest Cornell memory was as a member of the men’s glee club, and especially the Russia/London Christmas trip. He would like to hear from Dale Goodrich '65. James Moore, LLB '64, of Rochester, NY, was also a member of the men’s glee club, and went to Russia on a different Christmas trip. James is Senior Counsel with Harter, Secrest and Emery. The NYS Bar Journal published his paper, Globalization and the Delivery of Legal services. Gordon Seward, owner of Gor-Del Farms in Bergen, NY, still lives in the family home he was born in. Gordon and his wife Delores just celebrated their 50th anniversary, CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Gordon raises red and white Holsteins and features Bull Oxen for parades. His fondest memory of Cornell is the birth of his first child a year before graduation.
Janet Ballantyne, PhD '76, of Chevy Chase, MD, is group VP for
became a third generation Cornellian last fall. His son Michael, Hotel ’84, is the second generation, and granddaughter; Kimberly '11 entered Cornell last fall. Ronald remembers the football program and would like to hear from Dick Shane '60, PhD '66..
Mary Ann Tower Rolland and her husband Bill restore historic homes in the Youngstown, NY area. They just sold their 7th house in Niagara County and are looking for their next project. The Rollands are involved in numerous community and church services and traveled to Mississippi to help restore homes destroyed by Katrina. Her f ondest memory of Cornell is their wedding in Anna Belle Taylor Chapel, Mary Ann would like to hear from her Chi Gamma Sorority friends.
Diane Baillet Meakem asks if she and husband Jack '58, MBA '61, hold the record
for belonging to the most Cornell Clubs. They have
Diane Stewart Suits of Manchester, NH, reports that she traveled around Ireland for two weeks. “ Heavenly” was her description of the Emerald Isle. Slainte, Diane.!!!! Barbara Lester Margolin and husband Arthur’s home base of Crestwood, NY, allows them to spend half of each week at their vacation home in W. Dover, VT. They cruised the Hawaiian islands, spent a week in London, another in Moscow, and a terrific weekend in Ithaca.
OK, about the camel, A camel’s hump weighs 80 pounds and it consists of fat and flesh, not water.
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