When I said "I do" twenty six years ago to the love of my life, Fred Lightman, I didn't know I would also be saying "yes" to a business partner too. For me, the idea of working with someone I trust implicitly was an easy decision, however, being in love and working with your love, is a little more complicated.
I couldn't believe his words. After the initial shock and silence, I burst into tears. It couldn't be true. Dad just had a heart attack and passed away. Beat, my dad was only 58. I saw him a few months earlier and he was as charismatic, strong-minded and stubborn as always. All of a sudden he was gone?