Today -- April 5, 2007 -- brings special memories of my father, Benjamin ("Bennie") Lee Fudge. This would be his 93rd birthday . . . had he not died suddenly and unexpectedly at age 57 in February 1972. It's an amazing thought. I cannot imagine him old. Nor is it easy to think that I have already outlived him by nearly six years. His photo faces me atop my small home office desk as I type these … [Read more...]