This is from a friend who is in Japan – “Please pray for Japan and efforts my fellow workers are making to restore nuclear reactors’ safety. And please tell everyone that many Japanese engineers and workers are fighting and will never give it up. Supports and warm messages from people in America and other foreign […]
Congratulations to Steve Meltzer of JSI for winning the OPASTCO Associate Member Distinguished Service Award for 2009. For 32 years, Steve has been making valuable contributions to the independent telco industry. See him on ViodiTV in our conference coverage. Congratulations to Harry Baker for receiving the well deserved Lifetime Achievement Award. There will be coverage […]
John Messmer had a passion for engineering. A Cal Tech graduate and someone 13 years my senior, I looked up to John. Messmer was never interested in money or material things. His passions were books and electronic device design. His seemingly contradictory anti-establishment and conservative viewpoints definitely provided me with a more nuanced view of […]
It was a bittersweet moment last week when I read of Frank Genochio’s passing. Frank was a prince of a man and provided a great example of how to lead an honorable life. A World War II veteran and member of the greatest generation, he never boasted about his successes but quietly helped others in […]
Using music to tell the tales of the 19th century is the objective of the musical duo of Brigand’s Folie. This Farmington, MN-based group performed at the 2008 Bloody Lake Rendezvous near Woodford, Wisconsin a few weeks ago. Roger Bindl captured their magic in the music videos that can be found at this link.