I sat here looking at pictures I had taken on
the senior trip. I guess I took over twenty. I picked out a few and copied them on the scanner and printer.
....we had a great time with those kids along on the trip, especially
on the ship. If you remember, it burned three weeks after we took our cruise...was totally gutted out.
A little about myself...I worked two jobs over a span of 33 years.
Drove over 2 1/4 million miles without any kind of accident or a ticket.
I was married twice...first to Ruth Thomas for 23 1/2 years. We
had five children.Ruth is still in West Branch..a very good Mother and companion.
She has just retired from teaching in West Branch.
My second wife of 24 years, has two boys and a girl. It was the
best day of my life when I met her. Patricia, or Pat, is everything a man could ever dream of.
I tried out for the Detroit Tigers in 1949. Went back in 1950 but
injured my shoulder and wouldn't go back.
I retired over 13 years ago (as of 1998).
I started volunteer work driving clients to doctors, hospitals etc.
I have over 5700 hours for FIA, River House Shelter, and VA Hospital
Other than that, I have camped in 37 states, and travelled in 47.
I own property in Baha, Mexico..and Pompano Beach in Florida.
I have had a wonderful, full, healthy and very happy life.
I have 8 children, 24 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
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