2016 is a Leap Year, and February 29, Leap Day, is coming up on Monday. That means Jon and I will be celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the day I proposed marriage. (Or the tenth anniversary, depending on how you calculate it.) Here’s how it happened:
By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, May 31, 1987
Things were getting serious. My boyfriend had moved his goldfish into my apartment.
I returned from a long weekend with my parents to find that Jon had moved his [Read more…]