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Sue Johnston
Sue Johnston
Thanks for the update Becca. Even though you don't hear from me very often, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Ben and the boys. I'm sure the changes are frustrating for Ben, can't imagine it would be easy at all. Glad that you search out the joys in life, it certainly will help on this journey.
Rita Schultz
Rita Schultz
Hi Ben and family,  I had you on my mind and thought I would drop you a quick note so you know you are in my thoughts.  I'm headed to Chicago for a few days, a little R&R while Kevin attends a conference.  We've got plans to have dinner with a college classmate and friend of ours one night and I am going to see an ex-coworker from HM one afternoon.  Should be fun catching up with both of them.  I tried getting on the Lotsa Hands link but it didn't work the first time.  I'll give it a try again when I get a chance.  Enjoy the fall weather.  Get out and see the turning leaves if you can.  Sweatshirts, blankets, hot drinks are all a warm welcome to the changing seasons.  Keeping you in my prayers. 
Rita Schultz
Rita Schultz
Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday dear Ben, Happy Birthday to you!  I know you like music so you can add the tune, I just provided the words.  Besides, I'm a lousy singer so you wouldn't want to listen to me sing!  LOL!  I hope you were able to enjoy your birthday and all the greetings that came with it.  I also hope they last a few days so you can enjoy your day for more than just a single day!  You are a terrific person and have a great family too.  God bless you all!
Matt Cremeens
Matt Cremeens
I was just telling Heather yesterday how you and I have quite a bit in common.  She asked how so.  I was reminded that our sense of humor is so similar.  I enjoyed your humor at Horace Mann and your humor is part of what makes it very easy for me to come see you now that you aren't there.  Flat out, you are enjoyable to be around.  Your family experiences it.  Your friends experience it.  Experiencing you is fun.  You do contribute just by being you and allowing others to enjoy your company.  Take it from me.  Working for you helped make work pleasant.
Carrie Sieren
The Sierens
Happy Birthday Ben! We couldn't decide what to get you for your birthday so we defaulted to a blueberry shake. After reading all these posts, it's fairly obvious that people really love you. Apparently they have never lived next door.  However, you are the only person who was sad that Duane moved so we owe you for that. Here's to a super guy( with strange taste in music and beer)!
Rita Schultz
Rita Schultz
Hi Ben and family,  I had you on my mind and thought I would drop you a quick note so you know you are in my thoughts.  I'm headed to Chicago for a few days, a little R&R while Kevin attends a conference.  We've got plans to have dinner with a college classmate and friend of ours one night and I am going to see an ex-coworker from HM one afternoon.  Should be fun catching up with both of them.  I tried getting on the Lotsa Hands link but it didn't work the first time.  I'll give it a try again when I get a chance.  Enjoy the fall weather.  Get out and see the turning leaves if you can.  Sweatshirts, blankets, hot drinks are all a warm welcome to the changing seasons.  Keeping you in my prayers. 
Rita Schultz
Rita Schultz
Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday dear Ben, Happy Birthday to you!  I know you like music so you can add the tune, I just provided the words.  Besides, I'm a lousy singer so you wouldn't want to listen to me sing!  LOL!  I hope you were able to enjoy your birthday and all the greetings that came with it.  I also hope they last a few days so you can enjoy your day for more than just a single day!  You are a terrific person and have a great family too.  God bless you all!
Carrie Sieren
The Sierens
Happy Birthday Ben! We couldn't decide what to get you for your birthday so we defaulted to a blueberry shake. After reading all these posts, it's fairly obvious that people really love you. Apparently they have never lived next door.  However, you are the only person who was sad that Duane moved so we owe you for that. Here's to a super guy( with strange taste in music and beer)!
Sue Johnston
Sue Johnston
Thanks for the update Becca. Even though you don't hear from me very often, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Ben and the boys. I'm sure the changes are frustrating for Ben, can't imagine it would be easy at all. Glad that you search out the joys in life, it certainly will help on this journey.
Matt Cremeens
Matt Cremeens
I was just telling Heather yesterday how you and I have quite a bit in common.  She asked how so.  I was reminded that our sense of humor is so similar.  I enjoyed your humor at Horace Mann and your humor is part of what makes it very easy for me to come see you now that you aren't there.  Flat out, you are enjoyable to be around.  Your family experiences it.  Your friends experience it.  Experiencing you is fun.  You do contribute just by being you and allowing others to enjoy your company.  Take it from me.  Working for you helped make work pleasant.
Rita Schultz
Rita Schultz
Hi Ben and family,  I had you on my mind and thought I would drop you a quick note so you know you are in my thoughts.  I'm headed to Chicago for a few days, a little R&R while Kevin attends a conference.  We've got plans to have dinner with a college classmate and friend of ours one night and I am going to see an ex-coworker from HM one afternoon.  Should be fun catching up with both of them.  I tried getting on the Lotsa Hands link but it didn't work the first time.  I'll give it a try again when I get a chance.  Enjoy the fall weather.  Get out and see the turning leaves if you can.  Sweatshirts, blankets, hot drinks are all a warm welcome to the changing seasons.  Keeping you in my prayers. 
Rita Schultz
Rita Schultz
Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday to you!  Happy Birthday dear Ben, Happy Birthday to you!  I know you like music so you can add the tune, I just provided the words.  Besides, I'm a lousy singer so you wouldn't want to listen to me sing!  LOL!  I hope you were able to enjoy your birthday and all the greetings that came with it.  I also hope they last a few days so you can enjoy your day for more than just a single day!  You are a terrific person and have a great family too.  God bless you all!
Matt Cremeens
Matt Cremeens
I was just telling Heather yesterday how you and I have quite a bit in common.  She asked how so.  I was reminded that our sense of humor is so similar.  I enjoyed your humor at Horace Mann and your humor is part of what makes it very easy for me to come see you now that you aren't there.  Flat out, you are enjoyable to be around.  Your family experiences it.  Your friends experience it.  Experiencing you is fun.  You do contribute just by being you and allowing others to enjoy your company.  Take it from me.  Working for you helped make work pleasant.
Sue Johnston
Sue Johnston
Thanks for the update Becca. Even though you don't hear from me very often, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Ben and the boys. I'm sure the changes are frustrating for Ben, can't imagine it would be easy at all. Glad that you search out the joys in life, it certainly will help on this journey.
Carrie Sieren
The Sierens
Happy Birthday Ben! We couldn't decide what to get you for your birthday so we defaulted to a blueberry shake. After reading all these posts, it's fairly obvious that people really love you. Apparently they have never lived next door.  However, you are the only person who was sad that Duane moved so we owe you for that. Here's to a super guy( with strange taste in music and beer)!