The New Year
We got engaged.
David and Susan got married.
Yolanda and Areiel had a baby. So did Caroline. And Karol Ann.
We broke up. We got back together again.
Moms started getting old-people illnesses.
Papa recovered from cancer!
Miriam is having a baby! Miriam and Lydia visited together.
Jacob made and lost a bundle at Interwoven.
We spent two lovely weeks in Paris!
Paul and Beth got pregnant.
Eric finally quit his job.
We have our amethyst geode! New silverware. And my rocking chair.
Oort died. Lucky Dog went blind and deaf.
I moved to Reno. Carol Tyler moved twice more.
Wendy bought a car.
December 2000: I'm famous!
People ask me, "Do you know your own ISBN number?"
No I don't, and there are too many to remember anyway! This is so cool publishing a book. One ISBN for the English Territories, another in the US, one in Germany and one in Japanese. Dutch, French, Spanish, Serbian, Estonian of all places! Chinese! Finnish! Etc.
These stories are on the New York Times Bestseller List.
In other news, the Black Cat is still here. Waiting on the porch in the fog, every chilly night and every sunny day. It has a snub tail. What do YOUR CATS look like?