This past Saturday - my dear friend, Vimal - turned 70. Whew! He is the first in my inner circle of friends to reach this milestone ( and we are all getting there with what seems to be increasing speed ). Fortunately, I can report he is in great shape and content in his work and life. A man of great passion, love, and dedication - Vimal is a remarkable spirit.
Vimal is a very popular teacher at Santa Rosa High School - fifty miles to the north of San Francisco. His wife - Kim - designed an off-the-chart dinner party in his honor and it was a most memorable celebration. Live music, hired service in black-tie, five tables in linen. Kim has owned five restaurants and takes cooking seriously. The meal was unforgettable.
So why is this dog sitting here? Meet, Isabel - Vimal's loving canine. These two are as bonded as a man and dog can be. My gift to Vimal was this image as a print; matted, signed, and framed. I think it was a hit.
An image of Vimal - tomorrow...
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