Duke University, J. A. Jones Construction, and some family history

My great-great Grandfather with three of his sons, including my great-grandfather Raymond Jones, Sr., and Edwin L. Jones, Sr. which the below story involves. This photo may have been taken at the launching of a Liberty ship, when we ran the Brunswick and Panama City shipyards during WWII. For the 1912 Commencement, a father writes […]

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Graduation

What an exciting time. I graduated this past Saturday and the weather held out! It was funny as the clouds moved around us, we could see them roll in to campus and then passed around. We were luckily having an early graduation (10AM) which ended just before noon, so we stayed in the shade the […]

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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera – A Love Affair

When I was growing up in Lex Vegas, my family would often take me to The Palms restaurant. For my parents it was the social home of their courtship, and for my brother and I it served as our introduction into W&L social life. We often sat in a booth in the back, and the […]

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Do I want to be a Litigator?

Do I want to be a litigator? I was asked this question on Friday by my boss at my internship. She is a fantastic attorney, with a family life and is from a similar background as me (same congressional district, grew up on a farm in rural VA). She went to a small liberal arts […]

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So much to do, in so little time

Summer School has made me feel like Willy Wonka on his factory tour, or the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. I have to schedule my days just so when MJA and I happen to have plans for the weekend with his friends, etc. Plus he is really insistent that we go to this one […]

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Life

So, where have I been for the past few months? Well, to put it simply, I haven’t had ANY internet at my house. We had HughesNet which was the devil, and over priced, and just all-around bad. So, we recently realized with school starting back up again I would NEED some kind of internet. We […]

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Boarding School

Photo owned by: Lisa Richmond In this rough financial climate, everyone is certainly on their toes. However, this AM when I opened up my New York Times, I didn’t necessarily plan on reading this article, which really tugged at my heart-strings and to be honest, made me quite upset! http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/07/business/07conserve.html The Conserve School basically just […]

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