Then in 2001, quite by coincidence, both B and I moved back to RI. I say "back to RI", because I am from RI and B, who is from CT, had previously lived in RI for several years (though by the time she was in RI, I was already in
One year M presented B and I each with a framed photograph of 6 Adirondack chairs placed in the sand facing the ocean. She said that those chairs represented the six of us (M, B, me and our husbands) and how someday when we all retire we will occupy those chairs. Well, we didn't have to wait that long. In 2005, our three families vacationed at a lake in New Hampshire. There just happened to be a bunch of Adirondack chairs there. We arranged them in the sand, we each took a seat and one of the kids snapped our picture from the back. (I'm the second one from the left). I love this picture. And I love all the people in it.