Anne Carlson, author and nonagenarian, chronicles her life from her birth in Richmond, Virginia, to the present day. Along the way, she introduces readers-especially her family and friends-to the many people who have touched her life and influenced her path. Her memoir shows that no one can walk through this world alone-and that those we meet along the way are more precious than gold.
Carlson recalls a number of formative moments she experienced as a young adult. With hard work and determination, she made her dream of flying the skies as a Pan Am stewardess come true. After seeing amazing sights all across the world, Carlson decided to settle down and earn her master's degree in education. It was at college that she was introduced to Carl Carlson, a young man who would completely change her life!
The story that follows includes the joys of romance, the trials of motherhood, the rigors of farm work, and the light and happiness that Carlson experienced in her many years.
In addition to the story of her life, Carlson also includes a bonus section with some of her favorite quotations and some important advice about aging!