Barbi was raised a Catholic, going to Catholic grade school (Our Lady of Mount Carmel) and the "Academy of the Sisters of Mercy", Gwyned Valley PA (HS).... Moore Institute of Art in Phila. PA.
Barbi married Jim Foster in Aug.1964, living in Doylestown and working at her In-laws "Foster's Toy Store" until their 1st child, Donna Lee was born, 2 March, 1966. The 2nd daughter Bambi, came along 8 June, 1968 and we moved out to Tempe, Arizona in 1970. (Divorced about 1974) I became an "Optician" and was a "Licensed Optician" by 1978, working almost all of my entire career in private practice. Moving to Prescott in 1985...Donna having gone into the USAF, became an Ophthalmic Surgical Technician. Bambi worked at Home Depot in the Computer Department.
Barbi and Paul Connolly were married in May 1989, having dated since 1985, living in the Mountains above Prescott, AZ the "Bradshaw Mountains" ("There's GOLD in Them-Thar Hills !") Prescott itself is a Mile-High.
Returning to work in 89, although working part time as we built a home/Cabin at 10,000 ft on the Western Slope of the Rockies in Colo. for 5 years, "Arrowhead Ranch" on the Alpine Plateau..... then built the same home in Delores CO on Lake McPhee...hum ? Snowmobiling to FISHING ! Moved back to Presott AZ in the mid '90's, and having been injured in '98, medically retired in '99.
*** A person's greatness lies in being faithful to the present moment. ******
(More later) Barbi
"Courage is not the lack of Fear, Courage is being afraid and saddling up any way".. John Wayne