Opening Day

Opening Day

An overcast sky threatened to rain on our parade, literally, as we waited for the dozens of Little Leaguers to tramp through the park from the empty swimming pool waiting for a Memorial Day opening, to the freshly mowed and raked baseball diamond on the Southside of...
Drive Like a Woman

Drive Like a Woman

I’m of two minds when it comes to men treating me like a woman. I don’t like to be whistled at, but I do like to be noticed. I don’t like to be talked down to, but I do like to have things explained. And though I am happy to stay far away from the...
The Stories I Tell Myself

The Stories I Tell Myself

As I have gotten older, I have gotten really good at telling stories.  To myself, that is. Like Friday, for instance. I had been thinking about buying a Keurig coffee maker for several months now. You know, the kind that allows you to pop in a little sealed cup of...