Characterization, Part I: Blue hair and cowboy boots

There was a time when blue hair was the signature of many women in my hometown. Their hairdressers (the term “hair stylist” was not yet au courant) used a special rinse on graying hair – the rinse neutralized the yellow tones of gray hair, but left a definite blue or...

Friday’s Itty Bitties — #10

Have you figured out yet that I’m a Yogi Berra fan? Here’s another statement some have attributed to him: “In theory, theory and practice are the same thing. In practice, they’re not.” In theory, a person ought to be able to take a few...