Dad always said: The best gifts in life are the ones you don't ask for...


Donkey Barn Poetry Readings
by Marylu Downing

There must be many laws of physics related to having one's 70th birthday, but since I don't know which law might appeal to you the most, I'll just say, hope the birthday was devine. I still have a favorite memory of you coming to the Donkey Barn and reading us poetry while we all painted from the nude model. It was so very Occidental!

Love to you Marylu.



An anthology of personal naratives regarding our beloved Marvin Chester