Category Archives: My Piggy Tales

A Girl called Ernie

At Morris Area, one of the most popular girls in our class was named Erin. But by the time I had moved into town (4th grade), she had been given the nickname Ernie. I don’t know why. At. All. But … Continue reading

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Mrs. H and Kaydee

I didn’t really experience Junior High since in 7th grade we were in the elementary school (separated and in a different part of the building) and in 8th grade we were in the high school.  So when we should have … Continue reading

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My 6th Grade Teacher

Mr. Witt, my 6th grade teacher, was one of my favorite teachers ever. He was the head football coach for our school–so he was pretty cool, BUT not too cool for his dorky 6th graders!He read to us after lunch … Continue reading

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Sticking to Kari

Kari and I became friends through our church:  Morris Evangelical Free Church.  Kari was from Hancock and I was from Morris.  She attended school there and I went to school in Morris. But we became buddies:  best friends.  We had … Continue reading

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My Favorite College Professor.

I graduated with a youth ministry degree (once I made that decision, I never turned back.)Having a youth ministry major meant that I got to really know 2 professors quite well:  Dr. David Clatterbuck and Dr. J.E. Harvey Martin.  Dr. … Continue reading

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I Never Knew Steve Before His Car Accident

The summer before 4th grade, we moved to Morris.  I turned nine the day before school started and I was kind of excited to share that with people. There was one problem.I was the new kid. Who was I going … Continue reading

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Trapped in Nebraska, Driving the Trail Ridge Road, and Not a Penny to Our Name

Okay, so maybe we had one penny. Chris and I were happily married on Friday, August 13, 1999.  Yes, that’s right.  We chose to get married on Friday the 13th and you know what?  It’s just a day! 11 years … Continue reading

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