Crystal Lake Ex-Pat Makes Front Page of Joplin Globe as St. John’s Selects Rebuilding Site

My brother-in-law Denny Desmond, 1966 graduate of Crystal Lake Central High School, married my sister Ellen, Class of 1970. They moved to Joplin, Missouri in the early 1990’s. The self-effacing guy ended up on the village board of a suburb … Continue reading

A Letter from Joplin – Part 1

What follows is the first part of a long note from my sister, who lives in Joplin. Mercifully, her family lives in Leawood, about a quarter of a mile south of the Interstate on which I saw a photo of … Continue reading