[SATLUG] Putting in an order for new, leather pocket protectors

Dennis Myhand dmyhand at suddenlink.net
Fri Jun 5 18:22:03 CDT 2009

steve kolars wrote:
> <snip></snip>
>> Al Castanoli Sr. was wearing a leather pocket protector when he
>> graduated with an engineering degree from Alabama Polytechnic Institute
>> in 1913.  I still have it and it seems pretty authentic to me.  I was
>> wearing it at the same school (now called Auburn U.) when I changed my
>> major from architecture to computer science in 1980.  My father was
>> wearing it when he graduated in 1957.  This pocket protector is older
>> than the Air Force and got three generations through the same
>> engineering department.
>> Al Castanoli III
> <snip></snip>
> Now that is cool!
> Steve

There is a need to hold on to traditions in a family or any group, for 
that matter.  I still have my great-grandmother's welding gauntlets. 
Peace, Dennis

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