Our Family
Here we are.....Mary and Tom.  Mary is a retired
primary teacher.  Tom is a retired CPA.  We have
lived full-time in our motor home since November 2000
and enjoy seeing new places and meeting new people.
We have spent time in 44 of the United States, nine
Canadian Provinces and in Mexico while "on the road."
In our spare time we enjoy playing golf and tennis,
reading and doing stuff on our computers.  We
especially enjoy spending time with our granddaughters.
Our son Reid has had several careers since he
graduated from Ohio State...a newspaper
reporter/editor/photographer in Colorado, a white-water
raft guide/instructor/emergency first-responder in
Colorado, Arizona, Costa Rica and in West Virginia.
While in WV, Reid started in a career involving digital
marketing.  He then combined his technology interests
with journalism and moved to East Lansing, Michigan to
work for the Lansing State Journal.  A year later, in
November 2013, he became the Vice President of
Innovation and Product Development for the Detroit
Media Partnership, now "Michigan.com"  In October
2014 he married Kathleen, a teacher,in Kalamazoo.In
their spare time they love doing anything outdoors.
Our daughter, Ann, and her husband,
Matt have lived in central Ohio, northern Illinois, Central
Pennsylvania and now make their home in Abilene, Texas
where Matt works for PWP, part of the Reynolds/Pactiv
Packaging company.  Ann is the "patient care co-ordinator"
for Visiting Angels, a home care agency.  They both are
extremely busy keeping up with their three daughters.
Granddaughter #1, Coffey, is a senior
at Wylie High School. She is a music
lover, playing in the band,takes ballet
and is taking classes at the community
college while deciding where to go to
college....she's a busy girl.
Close is a junior at Wylie High
School and is on the varsity softball
team.
An 8th grader for the 2014-2015 school
year, Merrick is an animal lover who
enjoys horseback riding, especially.
Tom's sister, Judy, and her husband
Ron live near Bowling Green, OH.
After living in Florida for many
years, Tom's mother, Louise, now
lives in Holland, OH.
Mary's mom, Edith, lives in
Jackson, MI.
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Mary's brother, Bill, and his wife,
Beth live in the Toledo, Ohio area.
All three girls love to travel,
spend time in their pool and
are honor students at school.