Fifteen years ago this month. In Banff. I was meeting in Calgary with Canadian tour planners about Ball State University Singers’ upcoming trip to China.
My dear friends Karyn and Cindy welcomed a son to their home in 1999. Shelby is now a student at Temple University.
Twenty years ago this month, I stood with his parents and others at his baptism in Kansas City.
These are special and dear people.
In the photo, Karyn and Cindy are just to the right of center, and I’m on the left of center in the red tie.
I need to get back to Asia…..
School begins soon. Today is full of meetings, meals, receptions, and presentations.
Am I running to or from school? From my days in Hannibal, at Mark Twain Elementary.
A tragic facial adornment mistake in 2013 . . . .
I was reminded of this last week as my friend Ken mentioned his white Capri pants from 2008.
At my sister’s home in Lee’s Summit five years ago, with my father —