Jody and Robbie,
Tomorrow morning I am moving to Rochester, New York, leaving my wife
behind to sell our Maryland house. I will be accompanied by Phil
McCombs, a reporter for the Washington Post, and joined the next day
there by Bill O'Brien, a Post photographer.
The Post is going to do a story on this Library of Congress rare book
cataloger retiring to return to the amusement park of his youth and his
second childhood to indulge his passion for band organ music. My wife
hopes to be gone from home before the story appears so she won't die of
Anyway, will you please start sending the not-to-live-without MMD to my
new email address, and also perhaps to let the list know of my change of
[ Have all sorts of happiness in your new-old setting, Matthew.
[ I'm envious! -- Robbie