BY NICK WILSON
As a boy, Harry K. Wolf once made a trip via horse and buggy to Morro Bay to dig for clams from his family’s ranch in Paso Robles.
He recalls one day, amid church bells ringing, coming home and learning from his parents that World War I had ended.
Wolf, who lives in Morro Bay with his daughter Vicki Ryal and son-in-law David Ryal, turned 107 on Jan. 29.
That kind of milestone calls for two birthday parties.
So, first he gathered with his Estero Radio Club friends for their weekly get-together, and a few days later he celebrated again with his family at home on his actual birthday.
Wolf doesn’t hear well, so he communicates through writing notes. When asked how it feels to be 107, Wolf simply jots, “It’s a lot of work trying to stay alive.”
He seems to be managing just fine. Wolf still strolls around, with the assistance of a walker. His daily routine includes reading the paper in the morning and watching “Jeopardy” and “Wheel of Fortune” at night with the help of closed captioning. Wolf regularly plays gin rummy with family members — and often wins….READ MORE
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