Today is my former upstairs neighbor's birthday. She now lives in a retirement home down the Peninsula in San Mateo.
Dorothy (Dot) Chursin is now ninety years old. She lived on the third floor for fifty plus years. My dogs Bette and Renzo adored her. They know her name. It means treats. Each morning, or whenever I was disciplined enough to be downstairs before work and Dorothy was home, she tossed dog biscuits from her third story window. All the dogs in the building loved her!