They Laughed, They Cried…

… they held their lighters aloft and swayed rhythmically. A few women threw their panties on the stage.

You know, the usual.

Seriously, though, thanks to the guys from Lake Land College and Sarah Bush Lincoln EMS for inviting me to speak, and thanks to everyone who attended.

And thanks especially to my hosts, Steve and Shirley Sherwood. You guys know how to make a guest feel welcome.

(Even though your dog peed on me.)

Rock on, southern Illinois, you’ve been great!