Stumbling past trikes, bikes and wagons - into a career
From the reporter's notebook
Last updated 12/21/2022 at 9:07am
When I was in grade school, my best friend was Jon Skovlin.
His father ran the local Penny’s store, and sometimes I worked with Jon and put together trikes, bikes, and wagons. The store sold a lot of these.
Jon’s dad would pay us for assembling the toys.
That’s when I decided that I didn’t want to do that kind of work later in life.
That was kind of funny because my dad could do just a...