We are surrounded by trends. Not a day goes by where some media isn't announcing a trend. Any trend. Now we finally have a divorce trend that matches my hair color and that of a very large number of the population.
The Oscar-winning 1991 road trip buddy film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Callie Khouri was groundbreaking. Not only did its two empowered female characters strike a worldwide nerve, the movie also helped set the bar higher for female roles.
Without you, we'd have been cooked, which would have been almost as bad as driving over the edge of the Grand Canyon. On behalf of myself, my friend, her dog, and all foolish drivers, I belatedly thank you.
It appears that the selfie isn't entirely a new invention. It's just that these days, they are such powerful tools of communication. With one simple snapshot, the selfie is a unique way to be intimate with a celebrity or get a glimpse into their life.
Guns or butter is of course the real issue. It's unfortunate, all these decades after Eisenhower's warning about the pernicious, corrupting influence of the Military Industrial Complex, that we cannot count on those in Washington to heed the dangers.
For me, September is just another small goodbye hinting at bigger ones ahead. But like a criminal on the lam, I realize our Thelma and Louise days are numbered, and not just because school is back in session.
Susan, who comes from a large family, has always been interested in researching her genealogy. She was curious about her mysterious grandmother, Anita, who disappeared when Susan's mother, Leonora, was only two.