2022 – A Monumental Year

The year 2022 started out with the promise of the end of the COVID-19 global pandemic but quickly showed us the doorstep of World War III with the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24th. As it comes to a close, I look back at all the events that took place this year. Some predictable, others not, like my diagnosis with stage-IV prostate cancer in July, and the shocking, though not too surprising tragic death of my son, Mitchell, in the Kansas City area only 2 weeks after my diagnosis.

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The Wedding Crashers

Dad and I at Matt and Jessica's Wedding in Salina, KS - May 2011

Dad and I at Matt and Jessica’s Wedding in Salina, KS – May 2011

On May 28, 2011, Matt Scott and Jessica Jo Coleman were married in Salina, Kansas. Dad and I drove from Muncie, Indiana (we made it in about 12 hours), to attend and meet family members from that side of the family. I never realized how large that branch was! It was a very enjoyable time!

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