Photo Gallery My sidekick, Rusty. Mark, my husband and constant cheerleader. We met on the Internet 16 years ago and have traveled many paths together. Excuse me when I sparkle! Mel and Andy with Mom, the two best kids ever! Rusty, the best rescue dog ever. He’s a Havanese and the happiest dog I know. Grandgirlies, the lights of my life. Allie is a freshman in high school,Kate is a sophomore in college, and Tori is a senior in high school. Eleanor and Sabrina, 9 and 6 1/2. They love animals, swimming, crafts, and cousins.