That a future movie star's resume would not need "summer camp" was the basis of my argument. I feel certain my mother knew the real reason had more to do with my aversion to heat, bugs, and anything athletic, but she allowed that to remain our unspoken secret and never sent me to camp. I … Continue reading Summer camp.
Growing up in a house with a little sister, a stay-at-home, bridge-playing, sewing-club mom and a working dad whose only athletic interest was watching the occasional college football game, I learned only the sports in which our family participated: hide-and-go-seek, climbing on a swing set and pancake flipping. Sports were for boys, and until I … Continue reading Love of the game.