DON BOVAIRD THE TREE MAN My Father’s Childhood As I began to seek focus for Dad’s book, “Don Bovaird: The Tree Man,” my aunt shared my grandmother’s diary with me so I could learn more about his early life. While the book
Each of the four seasons gave my father a new outlook. Nothing ever became boring because he always had a new project around the bend. I believe he began to look forward to the winter months most of all because he and
Bob had excellent cane skills and challenged me to solve my own problems in our mobility training. Best of all, he modeled a perspective of success. He did not let other people determine his outlook.