Web Pages & Blanding & England
- Hi Keith,
Yes, I'll be happy to try to look up the Diary of Young Betty
Thorpe if you tell me where it is and who the kind curator is. However, I
won't be in England long, as I plan to just land at Mildenhall Air Force Base
and head west to get to Wales. I met quite a few new-found relatives from
the internet who I want to confer with, as we've discovered our common
Haven't had a stein yet, but downed a cup of hot gluwine (sp?) after
the tree lighting ceremony at Hoenfels.
Aloha for now, Donna Wendt donwen@...
In a message dated 12/3/00 11:10:16 AM W. Europe Standard Time,
> Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2000 12:19:46 -0000[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> From: "Keith Emmons" <keith2draw@...>
> Subject: Re: Web Pages & Blandin
> Great to hear from you! You've put together a great webpage (my basic
> page pales by comparison)...congrats on the retirement!!!
> We'll follow your vagabond-tour with interest (and envy.)
> I may have a few assignments for you on your trek (if you accept this
> mission...this tape will self destruct...etc...) For instance, there's a
> museum in England that holds the diary of young Betty Thorpe, who wrote
> 'Fioretta', which of course Blanding illustrated in his youth. The stuffy
> English curator refused to send me a copy of any pages in the diary...but
> I'm sure with your charm, he'll let you
> browse it for any mention of Donald.
> Keep us posted...and please have a stein for me, will ya!