Left LR after 10th grade when Dad went to work at the Pentagon. Graduated HS at Hammond HS in Alexandria, Virginia, the 'other' school that Coach Yoast was from in "Remember the Titans." Even did summer school in '66 at T.C. Williams HS. home of the Titans.
College in Shreveport, along with Dennis O'Malley, where we were also fraternity brothers.
Was a chemist in Dallas and in the Arkansas Air Guard in LR, '72-'78, then active duty in the AF '78-'97.
Married Kay from college in 1971, after dating all of her roommates, and still together. Two daughters.
Attended four grad schools, and actually got degrees from two of them.
December 1964, the Catholic High Boys' Choir was singing midnight High Mass at the Cathedral. Father Rossi saw two members in the back row whispering to each other. With precise aim and high energy he frisbee'd a hymnal at their heads. They successfully dodged the biblio-missile, but the loud THUNK against the back wall of the choir loft was heard throughout the church.