Wow. What a fantastic bday! I didn't get up until 4 pm today so I know it was good.
But the best gift was receiving all of your messages from our International House of Pancakes. In no particular order: Belarus, Poland, England, Canada, Mexico, Port Charlotte, Brazil, Germany, China, Israel, France, Finland, Romania, Holland, Ireland, Australia, Argentina, Jordan-Amman, Egypt, Estonia, Sweden, Georgia, and Suriname. And of course from the good old US of A, Florida, Texas, California, Arkansas(hi Val), Delaware, Ohio, Michigan, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Rhode Island.
And John Spielmann gets a special thanks for remembering all of those ladies that I have known over the years. I hope that I get a chance to meet many more. Right now I'm getting to know Dr Megan Hunt and she is turning out to be an interesting character. I hope you'll all get to meet her next fall.
Meantime it is cold and rainy here but a pretty town with great New Englanders. And my meal at Al Forno last night was superb! If you're ever in Providence, don't miss it.
Thank you for remembering me. And double thanks to all who made contributions to The Scleroderma Research Foundation. It is much appreciated. I am humbled. Love to you all.