||He was a jewel. Still remember getting that parking ticket at the Austin airport. I got up EARLY and took Ron there to catch his flight. When we arrived, I parked ( evidently where I shouldn't have) and got out to help Ron with his bags. When I got back I had a female traffic cop, standing there, writing me a ticket. I gave her a line of bull about how I had to help this old man get to the check out desk. She asked how old he was and I made up a number, I believe it was 76 or 78. She smiled and said " I'm 83. Here's your ticket." Lost that battle but I continued to bring it up, on the board, email, and phone to Ron. The next gathering he called me over to the side and tried to pay me the twenty five bucks for the ticket. I said " Are you kidding? I've gotten way over $25 worth of fun with this one." Talked to Jonmark a day or so ago and we were both still awed by the Magic of those days.