When I was a senior at Licking High School in Missouri, I took short hand because I had already taken all the classes they offered. I attempted to use it at SMS (Southwest Missouri State in Springfield Missouri) for taking class notes, but it didn’t work too well because I had to transcribe it, so I switched to fast printing. I still use short hand a little.
I took my family to Springfield in 1993. This is the apartment I lived in during my freshman year, then when Gerhard Ruf left on his mission, I moved into the Ruf home in Springfield.