Jim N. Gibbs
227 Glenwood Dr.
Methairie, LA 70005
504-831-6980 TDD and FAX
957 East Second St.
Pass Christian, Miss.
After school - Gallaudet University,
then worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the National Finance
Center and now I am an Accounting Technician.
Married in 1983 and have one hearing
My first car was a 1972 VW and my
favorite vacation spot is Cancun, Mexico for water rafting.
My favorite TV show as well as all time
favorite is the Jay Leno's Tonight Show. And favorite movie is "Meet the
Favorite food: Rib eye with a loaded
baked potato, boiled crawfish and shrimp.
First computer in 1984 and favorite web
Other comments: 3 addresses so
you cannot lose track of me. An e-mail address and 2 house addresses, so I am either on the
Gulf coast (gambling at Mississippi coast and/or New Orleans).
I am still loyal to NCSD and follow up
|Space Shuttle Endeavor Final Journey
Gibbs took several pictures of the low level
Excerpt from newspaper article The Times-Picagune
Baton Rouge edition: September 19, 2012, 9:13AM
The space shuttle Endeavour passed over the NASA Michoud
Assembly Facility in eastern New Orleans on it's final
journey. NASA's youngest shuttle is shown bolted to the
top of a jumbo jet. The fuel tanks that helped launch
Endeavour into space were built at Michoud.
A Flash From The Past
Webmaster's Note: An anonymous sender sent this
undated picture and Jim remembers the visit but
can't recall the reason. So I'm asking you good folks
out there in webby land to check the flash drive in
your memory chip from the innermost web of your
mind and see if you could recollect this
distinguishing moment that's permanently captured
by a camera....the pennon or pennant has the
ensign of the National Association of the Deaf.
The setting is up there on Capitol Hill and the guilty
line up is as follows, left to right: Philip Hailey ('61,
former NCSD staff member and current NCSD
Museum curator), Boyd Arrington ('69), Senator Sam
Ervin (d-'85), Carolyn Shaffner ('68), Marty Blakely
('72) and of course our WHY man, Jim. Carolyn
Shaffner may have been a delegate from Gallaudet.
As mentioned above, this is an undated picture;
however, the late Same Ervin left office in 1974.
So this is a possibility that this picture was taken
There is an article in the
issue of The North Carolinian about this
Washington, DC trip so this mystery might be