Posts Tagged With: Family

In Loving Memory of Dodge Drake Smith: 1950 – 2012

My father, Dodge Drake Smith, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at the age of 61. A memorial service will be held in Birmingham, AL on March 10, 2012 from 2 – 4 PM at the Courtyard Marriott in Homewood, AL at 500 Shades Creek Parkway. In lieu of flowers, please make a … Continue reading »

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China – Crazy Driving, Beetle Eating, and . . . oh yeah, The Great Wall

If I had to describe China in one word, it would be, “Intense!” What a fascinating and scary place. Perhaps most extreme in China are the paradoxes – the wealth and the poverty, the vast beauty of the natural landscape and the thick pollution that chokes the air, the depth of cultural traditions and its … Continue reading »

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