I am a young 62, and am a retired Library Specialist. I worked in the University Archives at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, for 24.5 years. Although I have been a widow for nearly four years, I am doing my best to enjoy my life. I lost my husband, and soulmate, Michael, on October 28, 2010, after only five years of marriage. I was blessed, though! He made me feel like the most beautiful woman in the world, and made it very clear that no other woman could compare to me, in his eyes! I miss him so much! I'm keeping in touch with my friends, though, and enjoying my pet cat, Sammie Leroy, and my hobbies. I love to travel, play bingo, and sing karaoke! My dream is to travel the U.S. in a motor home! I do volunteer work, reading newspapers over closed-circuit radio, for the blind, and physically-challenged. I sang in country bands since the age of fourteen. I will begin singing at VA, nursing homes, assisted-living, and doing benefits, soon. I will also sing for hire at parties, etc. I am going on my second cruise in early October...I'm SO excited! I'm also glad to be a part of the BOOMEON community!