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Using our Sundays to look at new homes in our area, we fell in love with some three bedroom two bath residences with a fantastic view of SFO that were under construction.

Financially very much in tune, we created a budget that would allow us to purchase a new home.

Always kiddingly throwing it in my face, Sandy would always complain how in the world could she survive eating lunch five days a week for only $15.

God bless her ~ somehow she did!

Invited to my Uncle Gary’s for Thanksgiving dinner that year, I asked him exactly what he did for a living.

Knowing that he blessed our family with those delicious cans of S&W fruits, Gary explained how his S.E Rykoff foodservice sales business was conducted.

Already realizing that working for QFI was not a long-term career option and since I had decided to get married, I only sought a junior college degree.

Appreciating the luxurious lifestyle that Uncle Gary had always provided for Tia and my cousins, I asked for the name and number of Rykoff’s president.

Calling Kurt Russell the following Monday, he gave me a complete tour of the offices and warehouse and finished by stating that he was willing to give me a shot.

Delighted to get out of Lennie Mortadella’s fascist and sexist regime at QFI Supermarket, I gave him my two week notice and he hollered that that was not necessary and that I could vamoose immediately.

Telling Kurt that I could start right away, he told me to come in, complete the paperwork and be ready to fly to Los Angeles for a two week training program.

Eager to get started, I will always remember those beautiful and sexy mini-skirted PSA stewardesses offering “coffee, tea or me” as they vamped up and down the aisles.

Unbelievable as it may sound, on a Friday night flight back to SFO, I sat in the galley area with 2 stews that joined me for glasses of red wine!

Pray to The Holy Spirit constantly and simply from your heart, just as earnestly as He was your very best friend.

+ through Divine Intimacy ~ He IS!

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