It wasn’t a horse race, but the 2017 Fiesta Days Rodeo Superfecta. It was a superfecta in the sense that four of my grandsons were scheduled to ride sheep in the Mutton Bustin event at the 75th Fiesta Days annual rodeo. Nash, Sawyer, and Cameron were scheduled to ride on Thursday evening… Continue Reading …
Dottie LaVerne Nelson Higginson – In Memoriam
Best Mother-in-Law Ever
Dottie LaVerne Nelson Higginson; Not a better mother-in-law could a son-in-law ask for! I can never remember LaVerne having said anything negative or critical to me during the past thirty-five plus years I have known her. Oh yeah, she recently got after me when I had a few words with my daughter about how short her skirt was… I probably had that one coming!
LaVerne has always been supportive of my marriage to Jill. I’ll never forget the courage it took … Continue Reading …
Christmas Program Highlight 2016
Every year, on the last day before Christmas break, students perform Christmas and holiday songs in the gym for parents, faculty, and each other to enjoy. However, this year there was a new twist thrown into the program which made this event, Christmas Program Highlight 2016, even more delightful and memorable than it usually is.
Various teachers performed a dance… Continue Reading …
Wolverine Literacy Club Creed
I started a club in my 5th-grade literacy class with the purpose to incentivize my students to become proactive and self-directed with their education and to take it more seriously. The name I chose for this club is Wolverine Literacy Club.
Although it is exclusive to my literacy class, it is not hard to become a member. The only… Continue Reading …
Happy 35th Wedding Anniversary Baby
Happy 35th Wedding Anniversary Baby… what a hell-of-a-ride and the best years of my life!
Like all exquisite and sublime things in life, there are neither the words nor present ability and understanding to describe or express how I feel about my wife Jill. I am still in awe of her… Continue Reading …
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