Her first marriage ended in divorce.
part of her life during that first marriage was lived in Manhattan.
During one of our adventures, we took the Staten Island Ferry with our friend the Empress Eugenie. J told us that her first husband didn't allow her to do any tourist things while they lived in New York. He didn't like that it would make them seem like hicks.
Well, damn, we hicked it right up on a couple of those trips. We did touristy things and J revelled in them. It was a joy to share those times with her.
One of the best New York trip moments happened at Lola and Bernie's apartment during a truly wonderful get-together.
A few arrangements were made ahead of time, I brought my phone card and made a call from the bedroom. Brought the phone out and handed it to J.
the moment Noddy realized it was dlowan on the line ... from Australia.
being a tourist gal with Frank Apisa, approaching The Frying Pan
Noddy had quite the dashiki wardrobe