October 25, 2012: I love a good martini.
Alas, unlike George Burns who had a martini
every day and died at the age of 100, I only
indulge ‘said delight’ on special occasions.
Recently, our friend, Patti, celebrated a
birthday...so all the joy-filled times spent
sharing music, gardening tips, our love of
art, astronomy, knitting, pottery, canoeing,
camping, eating scrumptious food and
drinking stupendous martinis came to mind.
Stream of consciousness flowing brought
similar memories of another dear friend,
Keith (may he rest in peace); who, while
Head Chef at ‘No Small Affair’ in Toronto,
first introduced Paul and I to "The Great
So, here’s to you, Patti...and to you,
Keith...in celebration of your loving, kind,
playful and generous spirits. Though miles
separate us physically, you are always
in my heart!