Gina and BR met in the early Eighties at Louisiana State University in an art class. From the moment I met BR, he has described Gina as his Fortuna, referring to Ignatius' spiritual force from A Conferderacy of Dunces.
It is unusual when one person can share an interpersonal bond with another, but I feel just as close with Gina as BR. She's one of the few people I can really open up to. No judgement. Just insight. Anyway, I'm really glad she's here.