Richard Staff

Class of 1969 Fall Letter

Fall 2013

Dear Luther Classmates,

A November-like north wind challenged my morning walk today despite the brilliant “October’s bright blue weather.” Another year has sped past and I find that I am rationalizing like crazy when it comes to unwashed windows and flowerbeds full of dead plants! I’d rather retreat to my reading corner when I’m not at my part-time school nurse job. I am experiencing a newly found gratitude for the ordinary aspects of life – warm house, plenty of food, good books, friends, and health. Life still has its disappointments, but I know that I am blessed beyond measure and feel compelled to actively share my blessings.

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