Unexpected Toast

  Happy New Year !!     At dinner the other night I was toasted by Michael and Lee. They said had it not been for me they would have never re-connected. You see they were sweethearts like forty years ago. Then she went her way. He went his way. You know the story. So up went the wine glasses with an unexpected toast to thank me. Me? I was confused. I met Lee once. I had no clue who Michael was. Why are these two people toasting me? A little bit of history: A Day of Play was a conference put on by Syracuse University five years ago. I stumbled upon it. It looked interesting. Had some great speakers lined up. It was free (other than the cost of gas, meals and a couple of nights in a hotel). A woman came up to introduce herself. Her name was Cookie. …