Thank You to the Community

2013-10-10 Bemidji Community Food Shelf

Patti and I are humbled at the success of Muddy Jungle Rivers. In September we were able to increase our year-to-date contribution to $1,000 to the Bemidji Community Food Shelf, a share of book sales—our way of saying thank you.

Since Patti and I returned from the Mobile Riverine Force Reunion in Indianapolis life has moved along at warp speed. Our son returned to the Bemidji area and we’re helping him get settled. Our youngest daughter and her husband sold their home and are busy building a new one. (This morning I helped pour concrete as the sun crept over the horizon.)

October 6, 2013 I was honored to be guest speaker at the Bemidji American Legion Patriotic Dinner.

As Veteran’s Day approaches I reflect on the 1937 European Tour my grandmother, mother, and aunt took. I discovered World War One Battlefield Tour ticket stubs and Memorial Service brochures in her scrapbook–all written in French, naturally. I’ll post next week


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