Christmas 2016



Meet the Alpers:  Shawn, Tricia, Bryce, Bryee and Maize

Part of the show crew, actually our prime motivators.

The Alpers make their home in Indianapolis.  Shawn is in Human Resources with Rolls Royce.  He has recently moved up from the work force to the engineers at Rolls, quite a step up the corporate ladder. Tricia teaches High School English and History--she also does the AP classes and loves it. Bryce is fifteen likes hiking, doing maintenance at the farm and shows, and is learning Krav Maga a high intensity marshall arts. He still loves coming to Grandpa and Grandma's and going to the shows. Bryee is eleven and is active in dance and showing horses. She keeps us all on our toes: CONSTANTLY.


Meet Dustin, Annette and Chaz England:  The rest of the show crew

Annette is still working with the large and prestigious firm of Barnes and Thornburg.  Dustin is a chemical engineer at Specialty Coating Systems. Chaz is two and is getting into the whole show/farm scene as well as everything else he gets his hands on.


Meet the Moleskis:  Nick, Mallory, Jackson and Elaina

Nick has gone back to school and has decided that he really likes geology, it also seems to have a very good job market. He is currently working on his masters as well as running the kids all over the country. Jack is fifteen, learning to drive, playing hockey and excelling in school. He continues to enjoy hockey and does very well. Elaina is thirteen, likes hanging with friends.  Mallory works at Western Michigan University administration office and works on special mapping and categorizing projects. 


Meet the Mullens:  Alex, Rachel and Jacob

Alex is a for real doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Rachel teaches Spanish at a private school.  Jacob keeps them hopping.  He is a lovely happy five year old.  The twins: Noah and Isaac are three now and with three little boys in the house things are never dull. 


Meet the Myers:  Bret, Sonia, Jordan and Breckan

The stay at home crew without whom we couldn't go anywhere.

Bret is chief in charge of everything.  He takes care of the old folks all year round, we couldn't do this without him.  Jordan is a sophmore at the University of Michigan college of engineering.  He decided to try rugby this year--oh dear. Breckan is fifteen and learning to drive.  She is on the softball team at school. Bret has recently purchased an excavator and plans to go into business doing land management planning.  He also does computer and construction jobs.  You name it, he does it.


Meet the Wells:  Brian, Teresa and Pearl.

Best Friends you have become part of the family.  We have done some camping together and look forward to doing more.  

Teresa was our only ultrasound tech for a lot of years.  She held things together at the hospital for us until Michael retired. Teresa teaches both general and vascular ultrasound at Lansing Community College.  She also does per diem at the hospital and helps out at the zoo.  Brian is now a board certified and licensed Mortician working in Coldwater.  They have their own motorhome and go camping a bunch now. Might need to get adjoining sites.


Meet the Tidds: Nathan, Kristin, Noah, Natalie and Keira more of our extended family.

Nathan used to keep our office computers running back before retirement. He is currently employed by NetComm doing way complicated stuff. Kristen manages high end Trust accounts. Natalie and Noah are both active in sports. They like camping and playing any kind of game. Keira likes everything.


Bonnie, Vasser and Elizabeth:  All gone but not forgotten.






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