Violet Ramsey died in her sleep surrounded by her remarkable collection of Barbie dolls. Miss Ramsey's career began as a Santa's helper on the 1960s hit, Queen for a Day. When the show was cancelled, Violet went on to teach women how to showcase items advertised on television. Her credits included Let's Make a Deal and The Price is Right. "It's all about standing straight, smiling, and caressing the product with hand flourishes."
Available on Amazon There are infinitesimal moments, milliseconds actually, when a decision is made and life takes an unexpected turn. For Rosie, it came while driving on the thruway, passing a double trailer, when, seeing the slight curve of the road ahead, she imagined how twisting winds and shifting weights of masses in motion could possibly blow the truck over, crushing her soft flesh and brittle bones into a confounding mass of crumpled metal that could never be put right.