Monthly Archives: April 2012


Breakfast With Buffum

By | April 29th, 2012|

I'll never forget the day I first spoke with Albert F. Buffum, the 84 year old son of Norwich legend Erving N. Buffum ('21). His name and phone number were written on a yellow sticky note on my desk - the result of some pretty tedious genealogical research made worse [...]

Fatherhood, Smart People, and Why Norwich Matters

By | April 3rd, 2012|

My son Michael reported for duty on March 29th, 2012, at 7:21am (8lbs even, 20 inches). I actually postponed publishing Norwich Matters for two months last Fall because I wanted to dedicate the book to my first child but wasn't sure if it would be Michael or Amanda. Anyway, he's here and Maggy and I couldn't be happier.