Frank Clarke's Notebook




Welcome to my homepage!  Jack Hammer, here, is my faithful Construction Foreman, and he wants you to put on your hard-hat while you browse because this site is constantly under construction (improvements are constantly being made).  The "Vacation Pictures" section, in particular, always gets lots of attention even if only sporadically, followed closely by the "Political Opinions" area.

John Clarke's genealogy page

REXX Language Assn

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Essays on politics, travel, and miscellany:

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I've put about 300K of my favorite REXX mainframe code out there where it can be easily stolen, (Never write code you can steal) and now there's a second collection of odds and ends at my secret stash.  In addition, there's a blog out there (mostly stabilized now) devoted to REXX tips and tricks at plus a smattering of ISPF-related material.

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I'm now a published author!  Click here to go to Tipping Point's webpage where you can get a synopsis of the book and see a sample of the text.

Oh, yes...  and order your very own copy!

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I have just recently (Summer 2020) put my four-volume opus, The Farside Chronicles, out as Kindle ebooks.  You don't have to have an actual Kindle to read Kindle versions; you can get an app for your PC, tablet, or phone.

If you would like to support my story-telling efforts, you can do so at my Amazon author page.


A recent question from StoryWorth about tracing my ancestry made me revisit the Fallon side of my family history.  The only documentation I have for that are two pages that were handed out at a Fallon reunion in Pennsylvania some years back, so I re-crafted them as HTML and they look pretty good and they're searchable! I have also done Norene's (Lydon) family tree the same way, and the Clarke family tree, too.

Click here for Fallon.  Click here for Lydon.  Click here for Clarke


Portugal Spain Spain and Portugal 2018

Italy Cruise to Italy 2015

Netherlands Rhine Cruise 2014

American Southwest 2009

Vacation: France 2008

Vacation: Budapest and Prague 2006

Vacation: France 2005

Vacation: Scandinavia 2003

Vacation: Austria/Germany 2002
   Vacation: France 2001   

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Political Opinions
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