MR. J BY THE NUMBERS

1:  How many summers I worked at Walt Disney World, Florida

1:  Trips on a plane

1:  Space shuttle launch witnessed (Columbia 1999)

2:  Degrees I have from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2:  Ragnar Relays I have participated in (A 12 person, 200 mile relay through Utah)

4:  Sisters (Jaci, Jill, Jessica, and Jina)

5:  Ocean visits (California 2x, North Carolina, Florids 2x)

6:  How many years I have coached Boys Cross Country and Girls Track

6:  Number of years I was a landscape designer and gardener before becoming a teacher

6:  Number of years I helped coach Boys Basketball

9:  How many years I have taught at Papio South

9:  Nieces and Nephews

11:  Half-marathons completed

15: How many years I have lived in Omaha

18: Number of years that I spent growing up on a farm outside of Boelus, NE

50: Number of Biology classes I have taught prior to this year

52: Kids in my high school graduating class

77: Miles I hiked while on vacation in Idaho, Oregon, and California this summer

166:  Miles I have hiked through Glacier National Park in Montana - my favorite vacation place

1171: Students who have taken Biology with me

9700: Miles driven this summer on three separate trips to Toronto, Oregon, and California