THE REASON WE CALL OUR NEWSLETTER “WILLARD”
I would like you to meet my grandfather, Willard Smith. When I was around eleven, and in full letter-writing mode, I sent a letter to his house in Sioux City, Iowa. I had fallen in love with “the olden days” and so I wrote to ask him for pictures of when he was young. He sent me lots of photos including this one of him in his pilot goggles.
As far back as I can remember, my grandfather wrote long newsy letters at Christmas and sent them to everyone he knew; a year in his life more or less. My mom would bring the letter to the dinner table and read it to all of us. He was the first person our family ever saw do this. We thought he invented it.
One day, someone else sent us this same kind of letter, my mom brought it to the table to read; my brother Stephen, who was then about twelve, put two and two together, piped up and said, “Oh! It’s a Willard!” Of course this sent all of us into hysteria, we thought he was so brilliant and brave. Brave because we didn’t usually call Grandpa by his first name for one thing, it was normally frowned on. But my parents were laughing too, this was a good one. So when it was time to give my newsletter a name, my choice was obvious. “It’s a Willard!” I thought you’d like to see a picture of “Our Founder.” He also sent me this photo of his smoking dog Jack. (Don’t think for a moment I agree with this, I cringe a little when I see it now, but it was of its time.) Of course we kids loved it. Willard was our hero, he was the bee’s knees. Liked pork chop gravy on his chocolate cake. A legend in his own time.boston to denver flights cheap hawaii flights priceline cheap flights flights to hawaii from lax private charter flights flights chicago to cancun flights from ny to tampa flights to houston nashville flights trivago flights flights to aruba frontier flights flights to nyc flights restaurant flights to utah flights to miami from lax flights to st lucia 5 flights up flights san francisco cheap flights from atlanta flights from houston to new orleans flights to egypt www.orbitz.com flights are flights to florida being cancelled today 2021 priceline.com flights flights to san juan puerto rico austin flights flights to mexico city flights from houston to new orleans hawaii cheap flights flights to greenville sc flights from sacramento to seattle chicago to san diego flights google flights dallas flights to tampa houston flights flights to phoenix arizona flights to canada flights from dallas to miami gogle flights flights to jacksonville eugene oregon flights flights from indianapolis cheap flights to dallas cheap flights to miami flights to nyc flights to washington dc cheapest flights right now lufthansa flights flights to minnesota flights to kansas city flights from austin japan flights flights to barbados flights denver to seattle cheap flights to nashville dallas to lax flights flights to idaho google flights app flights from houston to los angeles flights atlanta to orlando flights to charleston book cheap flights flights to colorado sky scanner flights seattle flights skyscanner flights flights to bora bora southwest airlines delays flights my flights flights to guadalajara international flights frontier airlines flights american airlines canceling flights flights to denver colorado flights to colorado springs flights to newark flights from dallas to atlanta cheap flights to mexico bereavement flights flights to savannah georgia
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