This is a collection of notes and remembrances relating to my father, Kenyth Freeman, aka Joseph P. Faddlefum… This is obviously a work in progress: if you have edits or additions please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Here are a few PHOTOS, and some initial WORDS. More to come.
- Born Kenneth David Freeman, Sept. 29th, 1934
- Home-birth, Jonesville, NC (Carson & Clara Freeman)
- One older brother, Ray Freeman
- Died Kenyth Freeman, April 29th, 2019
- Home-death, Bellingham, WA (at Solgarth)
- Blog from his final weeks at home
- Farewell Send-Off (May Day, 2019)
- Celebration Party (evening of June 12th, 2019)
- Mars Hill Junior College 1952-54) – A.A.
- Wake Forest University (1954-56) – B.A.
- Emory University (1956-57) – M.A.
- Danforth Fellowship (1956-60)
- Columbia University (1957-60) – Ph.D.
- Post Doc:
- University of Freiburg (1960-61)
- University of Michigan (1964)
- Harvard University (1965-66)
- Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA (1961-69)
- Head of the Philosophy Dept.
- Bensalem, Fordham University, New York, NY (1969-72)
- Fairhaven College, WWSC / WWU, Bellingham, WA (1972- )
- Dean (1972- )
- Awareness Through the Body
- The Fly in the Fly-Bottle
- Alfred North Whitehead
- The Grand Dance – annual Winter Solstice Celebration (begun by Susan Price, et. al, but nurtured and promoted by Kenyth for many years)
- Undiscos / Gotta-Dance / Dance-Free / Purple Church – weekly or semi-weekly dances that were a part of Fairhaven College and then, later, the post-Fairhaven community – again, started by others but very much a part of Kenyth’s life and contribution
- The Bridge Project – a multi-generational living and education experiment that existed at Fairhaven College for many years, including elders living in the student residence halls (and taking classes) as well as the Associated Student’s Day Care.
- Construction of his home (‘Solgarth‘) along with it’s outbuildings (Lunagarth and Pangarth) – with a general, and increasing distain for right angles…
- Repeated (3 major times that I know of) remodeling of the good ship Teranika, gradually transforming a 20′ ODay trailer-sailer into a tiny, floating cabin… (which still sailed, kind of… but then, Teranika was never much of a sailboat to begin with)