1967 I moved from Queens Village to California after a six-year marriage
ended. I met Al Bellinger and we have been happily married for 33
years. I acquired three stepchildren and eventually five
grandchildren who all live in Michigan.
have lived in California for a total of 14 years, Nevada 2 years, Michigan
2 years, and Texas 17 years, where we now live in a golfing community.
also raised and showed dogs (boxers), which kept us busy weekends on the
dog show circuit in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, California
and Arizona. We stopped showing dogs in 1992, but still have one boxer who
is the son of one of our champions.
it gets too cold in Huntsville, we take a break and go to the Rio Grande
Valley in south Texas where we stay in an RV Park with the “Winter
2000 I took my first trip across the “pond”.
My sister-in-law and I toured England, Scotland and Wales and had a