What's with this Other Jim Hargrove nonsense?
It started when my brother Bill complained that he had a hard time separating e-mail messages from my father and me. I started signing my e-mail as The Other Jim Hargrove. Now, though I could possibly claim to be the real Jim Hargrove, I find I like the idea of being the other one. As I usually tell people, "There are lots of Jim Hargroves around, but only one who claims to be the other one. " If you doubt this, try Googling "The Other Jim Hargrove".
All About K-Days
The tradition of celebrating KDays, multiples of 1000 days of your life, began in the Hargrove family in 1999, when Jim achieved his 20,000 day milestone . Charles is responsible for pointing out that this was about to come up, and Jim seized on the excuse for a party.
Why Celebrate KDays instead of birthdays?Of the many reasons for celebrating KDays, besides having a party, three stand out:
What traditions are associated with KDays?
Isnít it hard to figure out when a KDay is coming up?Fortunately, computers can deal with this little problem rather easily. Click here for a simple calculator .
Do greeting card companies know about this?
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With both of us fully retired we have more time to travel. We took several trips this year, two of them major birding expeditions, working on our goal of 5000 species in the world, about half the total. We are close enough that we don't have to obsess about where to go. We just pick places that sound like fun.