Best Birthday Ever

Fifty years ago today, I started a summer job as a clerk in an engineering office at Kelly Air Force Base. It also happened to be my twentieth birthday. The boss took me around the office and introduced me to everyone who worked there. The best-looking guy in the office followed us around the room … Read more

Happy 9th Blog Birthday!

Nine years ago today, I whispered, “Hello, World!” in my first blog post. Like most milestones, in some ways it seems that I’ve been blogging forever, and in other ways it seems that I just wrote those first words. At first, I had few readers and no comments. Then for years, I had many readers … Read more

Happy 79th Birthday to Jack

Today is my husband Jack’s 79th birthday. This picture was taken at his 76th birthday party, and he still looks the same. He has a few health problems and has slowed down some, but he’s still just as fun-loving as ever with a fantastic sense of humor. Sometimes he remembers things from the distant past … Read more

Happy Birthday, Jack!

My hero, my husband Jack, turns 78 today. It’s amazing to realize that we have been married for more than half of his life (and more than two-thirds of mine). Cindy, Jack’s brother David’s wife, shares Jack’s birthday—but even though she’s only a fraction of his age, she says she’s not having any more birthdays. This photo … Read more