Graduation 2016

My last graduation ceremony at Bemidji was wonderfully soulful. ┬áMy colleagues and students sent me off with fabulous lunches, brunches and dinners and wonderful gifts…several made by their own hands!

Jessamay and Barbara

Jessamay and I at Brunch

a bob and me

Bob Griggs, partner in starting DLiTE took me for a lovely dinner and gave me a stone carving created by a local Ojibwa man.

a stone carving Bob





a present Troy

The Dean, Troy, makes art! What a nice gift and lunch, too!

Lynn and Troy

Lynn , also an original PEDL creator, and Dean Troy









a present kris

Kris Nei, presented me with a basket made by er own hands and filled it with a handmade quilt and local artisinal oils and vinegars. Kris, PEDL Coordianor, is smartie with heartie. It does not get any better than that!!

Kris at grad

Kris at Graduation!