Monday, February 21, 2011
... The Truly Remarkable Might Not Be Pipers!
Every so often you meet some one that doesn't stand out in a crowd... is humble beyond words...yet has accomplished more in their lifetime than anyone you know. These people don't have to be involved in the same things as us! They don't need our obsessions. They have their own inner passions which see them through life! Such was DJ (Dorothy) Douglas of Madison, WI. Jake Watson, John Fisher, John Cairns and myself got to know her as the life partner of Rory Ward - a piping student every year at the Milwaukee school. Rory, in her own right, has lived a truly remarkable life and career - being a retired fire lieutenant in Madison Fire Department and also a highly trained psychologist! Here is DJ's life, captured on a PBS documentary recently: