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Michelle's column: If Betsy can do it, so can I

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I had some pretty incredible friends when I was 9 or 10 years old. I spent hours with them. I learned their secrets, I delighted in their successes. They, on the other hand, helped to make me who I am today. All these years later, they're even helping me write this column.


Their names were Betsy, Tacy and Tib. And then there were Nancy, Bess and George, too. And oh, does it bring back good memories to think of them.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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