Working on salary plus commission, he sold fertilizer, irrigation systems, chemical nutrients, and related products to big farms and flower growers, primarily in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Laci's loved ones, including her mother and younger sister, related that she worked enthusiastically at being the perfect housewife, enjoying cooking and entertaining, and that she and her family welcomed the news in 2002 that she was pregnant.
Immediately after meeting him, Laci told her mother that she had met the man that she would marry.
Peterson later called Laci, and they began dating, their first date being a deep-sea fishing trip on which Laci got seasick.
That may be true for younger people, but that isn’t always the case at this age, she says.According to Lee Peterson, the Spanish company was trying to establish a customer base in the U.S., and hired Peterson as their West Coast representative.Here’s what’s happened in the past year — two girlfriends have gotten engaged, and one has her condo on the market and is looking with her boyfriend to buy a new place and move in together. So, because of that and the fact that we live longer, she says, it’s worth putting the time and energy into looking for love regardless of your age.They are all 50-something, empty-nesters and divorced. The difference between men and women at this age, however, is that we don’t necessarily want the same things.A recent study looked into why older women — in this case, women in their 60s and 70s — date. Some had lost satisfying relationships because the men wanted to get married but the women didn’t, sometimes because it would hurt them financially and sometimes because they didn’t want to have to care for anyone else anymore.A few things became clear to the researchers early on — the women treasured their independence and craved companionship. In fact, many said they were not interesting in caretaking ever again — they’d been there and done that.While Peterson finished his senior year, Laci took a job in nearby Prunedale.Prosecutors have stated that around this time, Peterson engaged in the first of at least two extramarital affairs, though they have not revealed a name or details of this relationship.In 2005, he was sentenced to death by lethal injection.His case is currently on appeal to the Supreme Court of California.