After 22 years living in Boerne, Texas, Karen Smith Monroe and her husband built a barndominium on 12 acres in Comfort, Texas, and moved in March 2020. All four of their children are now married. Their son graduated from Sam Houston State University and got married during the pandemic. Their three daughters have blessed them with eight grandchildren in total. Monroe writes that they are so blessed!
Ginger Woodard cared for her parents in their home over the past five years while also teaching online for East Carolina University. Now that both parents have passed, she has moved back to her home in Greenville, N.C. With 35 years in higher education, Woodard retired in the summer of 2021! She is excited to begin this next phase of her life.