This book is normally dedicated to my mogul,Barbara, who taught me how to love, and tomy children, Brandy, Joshua, Allison, Mario,and Jonelle, who gave me five more reasons why.
If I had the choice of doing it all over again,I would begin by loving you again.
Also normally dedicated to the memoryof Frisco T. D. Schnepper, Tiger T. C. Schnepper, Fred T. C. Schnepper, and to Bruno,who now give me paws,
Forget it, guys . . . This one’sfor my Bianca Rose Conlin,and her brothers Drew Ethan Conlin, Tyler Evan Conlin,Spencer Henry Conlin, and Owen Bae Alexander Conlinand their cousins Dylan Simon Schnepper and AubreyAnne Schnepper, who have redefined my universe!