My Father, The Millionaire…

From my "Overheard" column in the Pacific Sun newspaper. December 20, 1996We all know that money is tight in Washington and government agencies are counting their pennies, right? ¬†Well, not exactly. Evidence to the contrary is in an amazing story about my father and his checking account.Dad is retired and lives in South Carolina. He... Continue Reading →

Fading Memories, Except for Budapest

My father has had a most amazing life -- and as he gets older the distant past portion of it is what he seems to remember the best, with every conversation recalling some event from his childhood in Budapest, Hungary, or some other aspect of Hungarian history.Aunt Magda, Nagymama, and DadGyuri Karoly "George" Horvath was... Continue Reading →

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