Very much to my surprise, I found several responses to my blogs, that must have been hung up in outer space. All this time the only entry was one from my granddaughter when I first began this. I wondered why I never had a response from anyone and then tonight there were several pieces, dating back to April. To Linda in Phoenix, I’d love to correspond with her. I have Phoenix conection too. My e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put in the subject line something about Beach Bertie so I’ll know it isn’t spam the first time. I have it set so only addresses in my mail box go into my in-box and then I look through the spam and unless I can identify the message I dump it all. To the person who thought smileys should be selected like words for accurate meaning, I say that’s probably true but that is another language which I haven’t studied that thouroughly. However I used it to mean I was still smiling even as I made the comments.