So the year ended and I went home. Jim n Katie took me to the airport in OKC. Katie, lovely lady, mentor, tutor, friend, match-maker, guide and host Mom, wrote:
I was amazed and surprised and delighted and wow’d – all at the same time – when some months later at the School of Optometry in Johannesburg the 1974 Apache High School Annual arrived in the post with this in it:
I teared up in Doornfontein! That’s not something that happens often in that tough part of town! I got all choked up and so got ragged by my dorm mates.
And there was Page 2:
Blown away! Thank you!!
A bit later, Katie wrote again:
I visited Apache eleven years later, after kayak’ing down the Colorado River thru the Grand Canyon; Then again in 1988 on honeymoon with Trish. Wonderful visits, really special. Not without my customary absent-minded snafus, but – as always – the lovely Okies of Apache forgave me! I hope.