Concluding, he read, "When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things."It's well worth the read, if only to learn a little more about the remarkable life of Dr. Holmes, as well as the fondness he engendered in those who knew and loved him.
"This is all true of Grandpa Eric…except that last part about putting away childish things," smiled Kevin.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
As we all know, Dr. J. Eric Holmes, editor of the much beloved "Blue Book" edition of Dungeons & Dragons, died earlier this year at the age of 80 after a long illness. According to this report from ERBZine 3149, a memorial service was held in his memory last month in Portland, Oregon. My favorite part of the report is the description of Dr. Holmes's grandson, Kevin, reading from St. Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians: