Zenyatta has a Twitter account. So do London’s Big Ben, a houseplant that simply goes by “pothos,” the whale at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, the spacecraft Phoenix Mars lander, and someone’s deceased feline named Peter.
Forty-nine years ago we were married. We had the big white wedding with lots of bridesmaids and ushers and the “Trumpet Voluntary.” A champagne fountain was a new novelty. Mary Long and Frank Burke gave me private dancing lessons so I wouldn’t embarrass myself! And the band played on.