Today I am delighted to interview, Anna, that feisty centenarian, and friend of Kate and Drew.
Like a miracle happened. Kathryn was my best friend at the boardinghouse and although I knew her for just a short time, we bonded. When I saw her standing in my doorway I thought I was dreaming but I don’t question this great universe anymore at my age, I just accept.
Tell us some of the differences in your life in 1927 and in the 21st century.
Well, first off, there’s lots more indoor plumbing! I left
Everyone who reads the books finds Anna so wise. Is it just your long life experience or something more?
A long life definitely helps. I was on my own since age eighteen and was far from home. I had only myself to rely on at times. I had to make my own decisions. You grow up fast that way.
I wore cowboy boots under my wedding dress! Daniel and I decided to have a huge western wedding with barbecue and country music. Lucinda’s wedding was so formal; I guess we wanted the opposite.
Were you surprised that your son and grandchildren all stayed at the ranch and made it their home, too?
Well, all of them except that stubborn Beth! Seriously, I’m thrilled they’re all here. My son, Dan, did move the family away for quite awhile. It was tough on us, especially Daniel, but we understood why. They all came back when Daniel was ill and stayed ever since. Having family close by is a special gift.
Any advice for our readers, Anna?
Follow your dreams. I wanted to be a
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