You've taken those personality tests in team-building leadership empowerment workshops, plus the make-up wardrobe perfect purse quizzes in teen and women's magazines. You've done Myers Briggs and True Colors. You know if you have a banana, pear, apple, or hourglass figure.
Were you Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Lulu, or Cher? Did you imagine writing in a chilly garret, or playing Old Mr. Laurence's piano? On gray, wet Mondays do you hum "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head", "Rainy Days and Mondays", Michel Legrand's theme song from "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", or "Riders On the Storm"? Just asking.
Four girls born in 1955 living within six houses in happy suburbia.We each seemed to understand our place in the hierarchy. We all read Little Women, and we all bought Beatles granny glasses at Kresge's.
Rain, I don't mind. Shine, the weather's fine.
© 2013 Nancy L. Ruder