The Pearls of My Life

How many coffee shops deserve credit for my memoir lift-off?

image12

Need I say more?

image13

Sarah, Otto, Rebecca, Samantha, 1996

image14

My Mom, Stella Branson Ray

image15

Brother, LTC James Robert Ray

image16

Brother, Charles Carl Ray, Jr., 12, and Sarah, six months - 1939

image17

The Red Brick House

image18

Dubuque, Iowa — the best place to 'bluff'

image19

Sister-in-Law, Eleanor, and her grandson, Jamey

image20

Best way down...the 4th St. Elevator

image21

image22

image23