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The Philanthropist: A Note from Brian

By Brian Fogle
Posted 2/4/23

I was channel surfing over the holiday break, and came across an episode of “Leave it to Beaver.” In a nostalgic mood, I settled in to watch Wally get disappointed when Lumpy Rutherford received an athletic scholarship to “State,” and Wally did not. Ever the diplomat, Wally’s mom, June, talked him into throwing a party in Lumpy’s honor (with girls!), and all was going swimmingly until Lumpy’s dad called the Cleaver household and informed his son the scholarship had been rescinded because of a D+ in algebra.

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