And now Robert Carpenter reveals that he is a Costner cousin, a descendant of Uncle Jacob, a character in my Journal of the American Revolution piece. No surprise. I told Syfert, who lives in Charlotte, that he must know many of my cousins (descendants of pre-Revolutionary families). Rudisill, I said, Dellinger--and he said at once that next door was a Rudisill.
Is there anything more fun than a new late career? David Fanning does not know what he is in for.