And then in
I pushed the bus to its limit, the needle never dipping below a dizzying 55 mph. Diane schemed with her niece, DeeAnn. We had planned to see DeeAnn and her family from the outset of this trip. But we hadn’t dreamed to surprise to anyone. Especially not DeeAnn’s mother, Patty – Diane’s older sister. We had not planned to see Patty until we got to
Under the cover of dusk, we rolled into
As does the entire family--especially DeeAnn and Anthony’s two young ones: Rocco, 4 and Olivia, 3.
It was a full house, on the go, all the time. Playtime, dinner time, even a wine tasting party with our hosts’ large collection of friends and neighbors (thanks DeAnn and Anthony!). There was, of course, a bit of downtime.
The four days we spent in
*Now in his ninth season as a professional football player, Anthony just signed to play for the St. Louis Rams. (He played previously for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Jets). A consummate professional, Anthony has missed playing in only one game during his entire career. Longevity in professional sports, as in any profession, requires more than luck. Anthony makes few mistakes on the field. He works hard and keeps healthy. He is an athlete who is worthy of being called a role model. When the Rams offense takes the field this year, look for Anthony Becht, number 87.