Reading all the messages and seeing the pictures was a real treat. Thanks for all the hard work putting this together. Sorry I wasn't able to respond sooner but life is always very busy around our house. I have been a pastor for the last 30 years here in Des Moines. I have raised 9 sons and 9 daughters. We now have 13 grand children.
I also work as a manager for Sears Operations Center in West Des Moines. Have had the oppourtunity to do some traveling and work on several committees in Des Moines related to social issues.
Thanks again for this site.