Daily Archives: April 13, 2011

Get Out Your Pipes and Kilts!

We first started meeting with the Scottish Highlanders reunion committee almost two years ago to plan their 75th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion, which will take place September 1-4, 2011. I remember thinking September 2011 sounded like an eternity away. But here we are, ready to send out the reunion brochure and follow-up e-mail announcing registration and events.

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In Memoriam

Last Wednesday, my first cousin Peggy died suddenly at the age of 58.

She was the proud and dedicated mother of four children, including three University of Iowa graduates. Her twin daughters received bachelor of science degrees in biology from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and went on to earn medical degrees—one here at Iowa. Her son followed the…

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