Editors Notebook August 2005

There's no place quite like home


| August 2005


Editor's Notebook

There's no place quite like home

I think Dorothy said it best in the 'Wizard of Oz.' 'There's no place like home.'

That's how my husband, Jon, and I have always felt about South Dakota. We came to Kansas so Jon could attend the University of Kansas and earn his doctorate. During this time, we have made frequent trips home to visit our family and friends. Honestly, South Dakota always continued to be home to us.

After four years of graduate study, Jon graduated with his Ph.D. in entomology. After congratulating him on such a fantastic accomplishment, I said, 'Now, go get a job.' It was a task he completed with surprising speed and efficiency.

While cooking dinner one night this spring, Jon came home and asked if I'd like to go home. Thinking he meant for a weekend visit, I asked what dates he had in mind.

With a twinkle in his eye, he said that South Dakota State University was thinking sometime around the first of June. Huh? Come again? I dropped my spatula and simply stared at him, trying to comprehend what he was saying.

I had known that with his graduating, we'd most likely be moving, but I couldn't believe that we'd actually be moving home.





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