Age 18. “When I saw I had the chance to graduate early, one by one I chose to give up extracurricular activities that could have enriched my time on the Ole Miss campus as they had done in Myrtle.” Page 298.
Age 19, last year at Ole Miss. “I gave little fresh thought to what I really wanted out of life. ” Page 297.
“I had purchased an old farm house on two and a half acres, on a hill just outside Fort Wayne.” Page 304.
“For me it was love at first sight. Sue took a few weeks of persuading.” Page 303.
“Some of my editorials concerned a 1982 flood that devastated Fort Wayne. For its comprehensive coverage of that act of nature and the community’s courageous response to it, the entire News-Sentinel staff was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. It wasn’t the individual award I had dreamed of as a youth, but it was an honor to be a member of this team at this time and for those years.” Page 304.
“I entered the University of Michigan Law School in 1988, when our children’s ages ranged from one to five. While the studies were challenging for me, overall it was a great deal of fun for all of us, as the university’s family housing offered a pleasant environment with lots of other children for playmates.” Page 305.