Acknowledgments

Laura Anne Simpson

my rock

Elizabeth Mary Shaffer Simpson

the girl who rocked my world

Leah Pearson Simpson

blue eyes smiling

Will Simpson

a guy’s guy

CR Simpson

guide & scout

The Postman

friend & fellow amurican

Betsy Miller

rushmore

Chuck Miller

el capitan

Deb Infusino

exceptional editor, copyeditor, and listener

Peter Christopher

long-time bud and webmaster extraordinaire

Laura Blake Peterson

without her I many never have gotten off my duff

Jamie Raab

my hero forever

Kate Miciak

never afraid to tell me the truth

Elizabeth Kaplan

stalwart supporter and friend

Wild Bill

for the creativity and grit

and
The Mother

for the aplomb