I am an Anglo-Acadian US citizen with many roots and ties that join and bind me to the United States and to Louisiana especially. I have written for and been published on a paying basis in The Daily Advertiser, The Abbeville Meridional, Bonnes Nouvelles (Vermilion), The Vermilion, and a number of other venues. I published academically a review in The Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. I have published in many newsletters and published several for pay. I have had letters to the editor published in Time and Newsweek and The Morning Star which became the Acadiana Catholic. At the time of starting this blog I am a regular commenter on the Lords of the Blog here on WordPress, have an active Facebook milieu and am 45 years old.
I was commissioned a Lay Evangelist by the Catholic Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana in 1980.
I won the Sophomore Class Award at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1985. http://www.franciscan.edu/
I received a lifetime FCC Radiotelephone Operator’s License in 1986.
I got married in 1987. I was married for seven years in the complete way. The exact date of the divorce eludes me but we were not together at theat date of course.
I earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from the University of Louisiana in 1989. I also won the Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Award.http://www.louisiana.edu/
I was named Honorary Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana in 1991.
I was certified a catechist by the Catholic Diocese of Lafayette in 1991.
I received the Board of Regents Fellowship and enrolled at Louisiana State University in 1991. http://www.lsu.edu/
I received a Master of Arts degree in History in 1993.
I received a Health and Life Insurance License @ 2003.
I was certified a Foreign Expert by the People’s Republic of China and their Board of Foreign Experts in 2004.
I have lived in or visited:
Canada, Mexico, the Philippines, Colombia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, American Samoa, Guam, Japan, China, the United Kingdom, Eire, France, Italy, Austria, Greece, Switzerland, Vatican City, Denmark , the Federated States of Micronesia, the Netherlands and some other countries.
THERE ARE SUBORDINATE PAGES TO THIS FRANK SUMMERS PAGE. I AM NOT SURE HOW A GUEST SHOULD NAVIGATE TO SUBORDINATE PAGES — I AM WORKING ON IT. For now try:
For another take on who I am and why I live as I have while blogging here see this post:
or this one:
Here is a document that may offer some insight. In an even slightly ideal world this text would be much better. BUT I have had untold difficulties so far with this document as my infrastructure is often in more decay than stasis or progress. One could also copy and drag it from here.