“Maybe I’ll be gone before you read this. … I’m getting prepared. I have some things I’d like to take care of first, some work that needs finishing, and some people I need to see … I made a small place for myself in the story of America and the history of my times. … The bell tolls for me. I knew it would … I hope those who mourn my passing, and those who don’t, will celebrate as I celebrate a happy life lived in imperfect service to a country made of ideals, whose continued success is the hope of the world. And I wish all of your great adventures, good company, and lives as lucky as mine.”
When I started there the Internet was new and Computers ran Windows 95. There were no smart phones, no wireless, only primitive laptops and no tablets. Man I have seen a lot. It has made a huge difference both financially and keeping me in tune with what is going on. Thanks to all involved.