July 10, 2020
On the Fourth of July, my son Curtis, friend Shirley Goodin and I went to the “compound” at Sherriff Lake (land owned by Sharon Lake’s kids Robin and Eric) to help celebrate Sharon’s graduation from the University of Minnesota Duluth. We held a graduation ceremony complete with commencement speech and presentation of awards and diploma, because UMD did not have a ceremony this year due to COVID-19.
Sharon was surprised, as it was kept a secret, almost. I gave the commencement speech and got her a valedictorian medal from Cromwell School because they didn’t give the awards the yea...