In celebration of Eugenia’s retirement in August of last year, we had planned a two-week Girlfriends’ Getaway this spring. So, when Eugenia flew back to Washington, D.C., I went with her. Here is Pearl, one of George and Eugenia's four cats, all curled up on the bed to welcome me. When she is still she almost becomes part of the pattern.
My stay in Washington was not without sadness, however. On March 30, George’s mother, Gladys Burkes, died of a massive heart attack. She was a lovely and gracious lady and I was privileged to know her. I'm sure George and Eugenia miss her.