Memories of Quiet Times With His Love

My wonderful Gerri passed on 23 years ago, but every day I relive the times we relaxed together. Sitting together listening to good music. (Occasionally I'd sing). Sometimes watching TV together, we'd comment on the action. In the summertime she would bring a pitcher of iced tea to the garage where I'd be working. We'd sit on the bench and talk. We were best friends. That's what love is about and why we had a happy marriage.

--ELLIOTT T. PILCHARD, Port Hueneme

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