Today is my wife’s birthday! Happy Birthday Bonnie! She’s my best friend, my wife of 28 years, a great mother to our two sons, Craig and Collin, a super teacher and without a question my better half!

Bonnie has been a teacher since 1982, teaching on Block Island for 5 years before coming to Maine and teaching at Nokomis since 1987. She has had an enormous influence on thousands of students, and has taught 2 generations at Nokomis. Teachers are one of the most influential professions and yet one of the most under-appreciated! Anyone who thinks that teachers just work 8-3, Monday-Friday should spend a week with Bonnie!

She puts up with my crazy hours, broadcasting all the sports on the radio, and the fact that my laptop seems to be a permanent attachment to my body at home. She has allowed me to share moments of our life with everyone here on the website.

As we drove to church this morning, I said that I've known her for 32 years.. the best 32 years of my life! Here's to another 32 together.

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