My mother always told me she could detect my mood from my eyes: When I’m happy, they’re bright green; when I’m angry, they’re dark green; when I’m sad, they’re more gray. But the past few days made my green eyes blue.
It started last Saturday, when I was preparing for two weekend concerts. My left eye was irritated, so I decided to take (more…)
For nearly 13 years, we lived in a subdivision on a 50-by-100-foot lot. When you can reach out your kitchen window and shake hands with the person having coffee next door, you really want to get along with your neighbors.
And for a long time – despite the suffocating proximity – we did. Come evenings, weekends and summertimes, the front yards all (more…)
Many of my peers aren’t big fans of birthdays. Me, I love them. Last year I had a pivotal one, and I celebrated in a big way, first with a tea party and then by whitewater rafting the day away. This, my friends, is a girl who knows how to have a good time.
Over the hill. That’s what the world would (more…)