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Dwight Blood
Salt Lake City and St. George UT
retired 81 year old college economics professor with a wife, five kids, nineteen grandkids, eighteen great grandkids (and counting)
Interests: writing, photography, books, computers, family, dieting, cooking, blogging, recipes
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I My thoughts running through my mind on this Father's Day morning are concerned with the blessings of fatherhood. I was given the gift of a wonderful wife who endured my faults and remained loyal and loving and supporting all... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Velna and her sisters: left to right, Joyce, Velna, Evetta, and Beth Dear Velna, I skipped a progress report at the seventh month because I didn't know what to write. I'm not sure I'm making any progress. I think I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I was home in Penrose that summer after I finished school at the University of Wyoming in May. I had a job working in the insurance department of the First National Bank in Powell, 13 miles from home. Laramie Wyoming... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
July 5, 1950 Dear Velna, I suppose you are wondering what has happened to me, and I am wishing that at least half of the letters I write would get mailed, because now I won't hear from you now at... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Velna Blood with her parents, Volney and Pearl Black My parents, Russell and Minnie Blood Today is a day of remembrance. My wife, the mother, grandmother, and great grandmother of our own descendants has been gone since October 22 2015.... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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To summarize: I went to Laramie in January 1950 and went on a blind date with a blonde girl named Velna hoping that she would possibly, hopefully, maybe like me. I was 17, she was 16 until she caught up... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Dear Velna, tomorrow is May 24 and you would have caught up with me in age as you always did once a year. You were only 16 and a junior in Laramie High School and I had reached the advanced... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I just discovered about 100 photos I took and never touched or edited about a week after Velna left me in October 2015. This photo is in her memory. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor