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The Famous Artist Lost on MH370 – The Daily Beast.

For Chinese calligrapher Liu Rusheng, who had narrowly escaped death six times in his long lifetime, his seventh and final brush with mortality proved to be the most unlucky. . .  He said once — “I enjoy and treasure life even more,” he wrote of his repeated returns from the brink.   He quite literally marked his great luck by carrying a rubber stamp that said, “shang cang hou wo”, which translates to “God bless me.”




It’s been over 14 years since we had the opportunity to attend a Cub’s game !  Jared and Austin were 4 and 6 and don’t remember but glad we had a chance before moving back to Norcal.

I know most of us here are Giant’s fans but I recommend taking at look at the historic photos!

Wrigley Field Turns 100! See the Historic Park, Then and Now.

@Murray Schneider — Thank you for writing this article and to all of you that live in the area that have given your support and strength to Station 26 and to our families. Jacqueline (Valerio) Samsel

The Glen Park Association

Story and photos by Murray Schneider

June 2, 2012

One year to the day that Lt. Vincent Perez and Firefighter/Paramedic Anthony Valerio lost their lives combating a Diamond Heights house fire, an estimated throng of nearly 300 family, friends, neighbors, firefighters and police officers spilled from Station 26 on Digby Street to observe a moment of silence and to dedicate a memorial garden to both them and the memory of Lt. Louis Mambretti who perished in a fire on Everson Street in 1995.

The day began overcast, but by the time Captain Anita Paratley, who was assigned to E 26 six months after the tragic 133 Berkeley Way fire, stepped up on the porch overlooking a garden designed by landscape architect Elise Tilson, the sun had peeked between clouds that had earlier blanketed the neighborhood.

“Lou, Vince and Tony served valiantly,” said Paratley, a 23-year veteran of the San Francisco…

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