Billie Ham Smith and Frank Dodd Smith married In Valdosta, Georgia on 30 May 1940 (beginning menstrual cycle); spent the night in Tallahassee, Florida; arrived in Miami, Florida on 31 May 1940 and stayed at the Columbus Hotel through 1 June 1940; stayed in Tampa, Florida on 2 June 1940; stayed at Lake City, Florida on 3 June 1940; ate lunch on 4 June 1940 in Valdosta, Georgia; spent the night of 4 June 1940 at the Biltmore Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia; and arrived at their first married home, the Braban Hotel in Cartersville, Georgia, on 5 June 1940 (new moon). In Cartersville, she had a checkup with Dr. Bill Quillian. Shavuot was 12-13 June 1940 (including menstrual cycle day 14 ovulation),. the time of conception of me (Tony Smith). My official legal name at birth was Frank Dodd Smith, Jr., but I was then nicknamed Tony by my father, who liked the boxer Two-Ton Tony Galento who is shown in the above 1940 picture with his son.

At Shavuot, 6-7 Sivan, 5700 (12-13 June 1940) (year of Metal and Dragon):

60 years later (the common period of Jupiter (Wood) and Saturn (Earth), with individual periods of, repectively, 12 years and 30 years, give or take a year or so) at Shavuot, 6-7 Sivan, 5760 (9-10 June 2000) (year of Metal and Dragon):

Shavuot is the anniversary of Moses receiving the Torah on Mount Sinai, and also, as the two days after 7 weeks (49 days Omer) after Pesach, is a celebration of harvest. The Jewish Calendar that I used is freeware Jewish Calendar V2.0 by Frank Yellin, 510 Beresford Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94061, based on algorithms by N. Dershowitz and E. M. Reingold.


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