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Jul 30, 2017 at 12:39 PM

Here's wishing you a healthy and happy birthday. And may you have many more to come.
Cheers, Donnie Williams

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Jul 09, 2017 at 7:52 AM

I hope you have a wonderful day. Happy Birthday Joyce.

Mar
28
Mar 28, 2017 at 12:33 PM

If anyone wishes to see a Cushman very much like Dickie's, I have added a photo to my photo gallery of a similar model with the same color scheme.

DON (DONNIE) WILLIAMS added a photo to his profile gallery.
Mar 28, 2017 at 9:22 AM
This photo of me and my 1960 Cushman Highlander is a b/w photo with color added to the scooter. NOTE: This looks very much like the Cushman Tommy Elam sold to George (Dickie) Vaughn.
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Mar 23, 2017 at 12:33 PM

Dickie and I had a common interest in electronics, motorscooters and motorcycles. Tom Elam mentions the Cushman, which I knew really well. I helped Dickie do some major engine work, probably around 1962. Dickie was unusual, to say the least. He used to transmit a sound on his CB (yes, he was a ham and a CB operator) to aggravate people. He called it a Q-Bird and it chirped like a bird. I don't see an attachment symbol in this reply section, so I don't know that I can share what I believe to be a sound much like Dickie's Q-Bird. Another unusual thing Dickie did was purposely interfere with a neighbor's TV using some handheld device with an antenna on it. He would do this at night when he could see the TV through a living room window. Maybe I was as unusual as Dickie in my own way and that is why we were good friends until the last time I saw him at the 40th. It made me sad then to see signs of some mental changes. When he was hospitalized and I heard he did not want visitors, that was even sadder. Now I have mixed emotions. Sad - but relieved at his passing. I am going to try to find a way to share my imatation of Dickie's Q-Bird. ........Donnie 

 

 

 

DON (DONNIE) WILLIAMS added a video to his gallery.
Mar 23, 2017 at 10:04 AM
Jan 17, 2017 at 8:44 AM

Happy, happy birthday Judy!
Donnie Williams

IKE LASSITER has left an In Memory comment for ROBERT ALDERSON.
Nov 28, 2016 at 4:33 PM

In junior high, when others of us were trying to be basketball players, Robert was the best free throw shooter in the class without any help from Coach Bray.  What we needed was a "designated shooter" rule.

Nov 11, 2016 at 8:06 AM

Thanks for serving. I did not know you were in Tampa. I am in Palm Bay Donnie

IKE LASSITER has left an In Memory comment for TONY LATHAM.
Jul 31, 2016 at 12:33 PM

Reading Linda's comment about Tony, I wish that we could know our classmates as grown-up men and women.

Jul 11, 2016 at 9:13 AM

Hey Don, You say "prepare and present the music" so I ask, Are You a musician?
Music has always been a major part of my life, whether listening or playing. I mostly play bluegrass, but listen to most everything. I was band leader, guitar player, lead and harmony vocalist and sound man in a bluegrass band for a while, but now I mostly jam at nursing homes and Alzheimer day cares. Jamming involves no stress. it is what it is!
Peace,
Donnie

DON (DONNIE) WILLIAMS posted a message. New comment added.
Jul 09, 2016 at 3:12 PM

Posted on: Jul 09, 2016 at 8:12 AM

Hi Joyce, I hope you have a wonderful day on this your SEVENTIETH birthday. Go celebrate all day long! That is my advice, and you know you should respect the advice of your elders. I am almost two weeks older than you, so I am your elder.

Friends for Life, Donnie

Jul 09, 2016 at 8:20 AM

Hi Susan, Are the emails to remind us we have not updated profiles in 6 months automated or were you working on your 'puter at 5:30 AM?

I don't see a birthday in your profile info. Why is that?

Have a nice weekend. Donnie

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DON (DONNIE) WILLIAMS posted a message. New comment added.
Jun 09, 2016 at 5:01 PM

Posted on: Jun 09, 2016 at 9:30 AM

Hey Tom, I wish you a happy, happy birthday. May you be happy and healthy for many more years. BTW, you are my elder, old man. Yes, a whole eighteen days older than me.
Peace,
Donnie

DON (DONNIE) WILLIAMS posted a message. New comment added.
Apr 14, 2016 at 9:37 PM

Posted on: Jan 02, 2016 at 11:20 AM

Happy New Year to all. 2015 was fantastic for Liz and me. January - ablation on my heart cured my atrial fibrillation. June - Great trip to Canada to visit friends and we had a small family reunion with Liz's remaining relatives in North Bay Ontario. July - successful eye muscle surgery and I just barely need glasses now. No more prisms for double vision. Thanksgiving weekend was spent at a bluegrass festival. I got to play on stage three times. I have added a video and a picture. Oh, another thing, we had two great meals from roadkill. I added a picture of the 5 ft diamondback rattler. I take no heart meds and I am getting back in shape physically.

I hope all of my classmates had a wonderful year. Entering my 70th year was a bit traumatic, but with health doing well, I should not complain.

If that is not enough, I got a new motorcycle. Cheers.