Love Story

I love a love story. My parents have a great story. Don’t even try to compete. The story of how they came to be is, frankly, ridiculous. The place was Bahrain and the year was 1969. My father saw my mother and he turned to his pilot friend and said “Who is that?”. “Don’t even try”…

Valentine

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The day dedicated to smug lovers, that’s loathed by singletons the world over. When I was about 12 I had two very sweet boys competing for my affections. We’ll call them M and J. One Valentine’s Day they both showered me with poems and little presents. Then M made this grand declaration of…