My mother told me in Halifax two weeks ago that everyone had lost touch with our cousin Steve Pate from Los Angeles. All of a sudden my aunt in Texas sends everyone these shots of Steve and Nicolette Sheridan at the beach in Malibu. No wonder he’s not replying to my tweets.
Does Steve have something in his eye or is he avoiding the camera. Some one said the sheriff was out looking for him, something about horses. I don’t know. He’s my cousin and we stand by him. Continue reading →
Stephen Pate of Restoration Werks and Big Sid Biberman eye the fancy Vincati, only one in the world (photo by Matthew Biberman)
The continuing adventures of my cousins Stephen Pate
One day a few years ago, I came across my long-lost cousin from the States Stephen Pate while surfing the net. He had a website called StephenPate.com. In our family, we usually defer to the oldest family member when registering dot.coms except when your cousin beats it to it.
Stephen, my cousin and not the one I’m named after, has an interesting career. In 2006 he opened a shop in Milwaukee to fix motorcycles. Starting with $500 and a Craigslist listing, Restoration Werks was so busy that he soon was working on more than 80 motorcycles.
This proves the inherent value of Craigslist for real people doing really important work. I don’t think my cousin was running a sex ring out of the back of his shop like some people who use Craigslist. See State AG ultimatum to Craigslist: Pull racy ads or face prosecution Continue reading →
Justin Leonard and Paul Goydos share the lead after one round of the Texas Open with at 7 below on this par 70 course. My cousin PGA golfer Steve Pate is 2 off par at 72. Pate is just off the middle of the pack.
The old Pikeville Public Library, Wayne County, North Carolina with the new wheelchair ramp
Stephen Pate, NJN Network, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, May 12 2009 with story from Goldsboro News-Argus
I just received news that my cousin Stephen Pate in North Carolina narrowly missed being killed by a man. Stephen was assisting in arresting the man of for domestic abuse. We know how volatile those domestic situations can be from television stories. My mother tells me I was named after my cousin. Continue reading →