"Want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans" was on a church's sign, I recently saw. Typically, we go through our lives with dreams and goals for our family, which we are working to achieve. Then one unforeseen event can dramatically change all of these plans. Four children lose their mother, and a husband loses his loving wife. In My Best Friend, is a personal account of a remarkable woman, military wife and a commitment to marriage, as seen through the memories of family and friends. This book also contains a section for couples to examine their own marriage from questions based on a broad range of experiences. JOHN D. COOK, a veteran of over 22 years of naval service and more than 17 years as a government contractor, a devoted husband and father of four wonderful children. John resides on beautiful Whidbey Island, Washington.