When I think about all the good luck I’ve had, it seems miraculous. My first big break was when I went to live with my sister, Leslie, and brother-in-law Holly Wagner. Holly was a career-long U.S. Geological Survey geologist then stationed in Lawrence, Kansas. I started college at the University of Kansas. When I asked Holly “What should I study?” He replied “Geology has been good to me. Why don’t you try that?” Geology has been very good for me, also.

My next lucky break was going to work with George Kennedy as a graduate student in UCLA. George was...

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.