Monthly Archives: September 2009

Jessica Montgomery’s Semester In England

Last year (2008) I spent the fall semester in England with a group of 18 Harding University students. We spent the first week and a half touring Ireland and Scotland. In Ireland we stayed at Trinity College in Dublin, and we toured Glendalough, a monastery in ruins. In Scotland we stayed at a youth hostel […]

75th Birthday Bash for Jim Beckland & Cousins

Gloria & Ted Mallasch hosted a Surprise 75th Birthday Party for Jim Beckland.  The surprise was kind of on them, as their names appeared on the gorgeous birthday cake that Sadie Nicolas baked for the occasion.  Jerry Petersen’s name was also on the cake, despite the fact that Joyce & Jerry were in DC for […]

Memorial to Joel Todd

There is an 8-foot high sign along U.S. Highway 65/69 near the intersection with Scotch Ridge Road that was built in memory of Joel Todd of Carlisle, IA, who died in a 1995 tree-cutting accident at the age of 35. Every day, the black and white sign along U.S. HIgHway reminds 20,000 motorists of a […]

Driving Magic is Magical for the Kids

Here is a picture of Malik (visually impaired) from CVI loving the feel of Schatzi, Schatzi seems to enjoy Malik’s loving too. Here is what Driving Magic is all about as copied directly from their website, which can be seen by clicking here.  Driving Magic. Inc. began as a group of people with a passion […]

Atlanta A’s Doing A-Okay

We’re all fine in Atlanta. Andy and I are busy raising two great kids. Annika is now 4 and in preschool. Anderson is 2. They are both at such fun ages. We’re really enjoying them. Given Matt (brother) and I only live about 20 minutes from one another, our kids get to play together quite […]

Kyle Guziec is Ready for Some Football

Loyola’s linebacker Kyle Guziec, Lindskoog Family’s very own, closes in on Mt. Carmel’s QB on September 18th, wishing all the best, keep on hitting, we’ll all be watching to see what college he chooses to attend.  Hey, with Brian Urlacher hurt, Da Bears could use him.

56 Years, Seems Like Only Yesterday

Here is a picture of the dashing young couple, Marilyn & Ron Wiggerman, who celebrated their 56th Wedding Anniversary on September 11th.  They observed their special day by staying at a swanky resort, dining out with another couple, and took Segways on a romantic ride around a lake.  Sounds like funn, they did it up […]

3 Day Cancer Walk Thank You

Hello Everyone ……… First off, I would like to thank you all for helping make my first 60 mile, 3-day walk a complete success. With your help, the Michigan 3-day raised almost $5 million towards a cure for cancer. Let me take you through a short recap of our journey …. Day 1, August 14 […]

Ellie Cecil – I Think I’m Turning Japanese

Ellie Cecil made her fudge, sold her fudge, raised enough money to pay for her trip to Japan, and has now returned home from her dream trip.  Some of the cities she visited were Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima, & Tokyo.  Ellie’s trip was through the group People to People.  While there, she tried everything, eating all […]

After Hearing Elie Wiesel

After Hearing Elie Wiesel by Scott Wiggerman I descend into colorless silence, step by step into incandescence. My body glows white-hot. My mouth strains to open, but no words will come. My lips are stitched together. I burn like an ashen husk of something long abandoned, no feature left discernable. My head crackles with the […]