2 I know
3 and dearly love
5 have quit smoking in recent
8 months: my daughter (December 17); my daughter's fella
13 (February); my fella (November and March), my late sister's daughter-in-law (five months ago)
21 and my sister's sons (March 8). Then there's me. My last puff was in October, 2007. My last hankering? Three hours ago.
34 Habits die hard, and they die long. What matters, though, is that they do die, do die, do die, as Johnny Cash sang so wonderfully; and the faster they die the longer we live.
by Mary Cartledgehayes