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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Sonia's 80th

I've known Sonia Martin, my former teacher and life-long friend, for 51 years. She taught me everything I know about English spelling, grammar, and punctuation. She is still my behind-the-scenes copy editor. She is a careful reader of my blog and her eagle eye catches mistakes in spelling and syntax on a regular basis. (Thank you, Sonia!)

Yesterday was her 80th birthday. My son Eric, sister Jan, and I brought take-out Thai food and had dinner at her house. Her hair is still brown and she still swims almost daily. We wish her well.

Congratulations on your 80th! For more photos click here.


  1. Replies
    1. Et a toi, mon cher ami, bonne annee. (How's my little French after sixty years?)

    2. Thanks you very much. Happy new year to you too.

  2. Happy birthday, you young thing! Thank God for Email! We have shared a lot via it, and I look forward to youra all the time!

    Love, Barney