Suzi - When I was growing up "The gift that keeps on giving" had a different connotation. LOL I do understand what you are saying though, just funnin.
We talk every day either by phone or IM and we both love it that way.
Thank you all again for the good wishes, It means a lot to me.
One difference between a cook and a chef is that the cook mows the lawn, while the bread is rising.