Mini-me's are the perfect entry way into friendship. But that in-between time pre-kids, post twenty-something is tricky. Most have partnered up and committed to their lifestyle. There are no vacancies.
"Ask and you shall receive" was one of her favorite sayings. If I had had a different mother, there's a good chance that I would have turned out to be one of the people on the street telling me that they don't care (enough) to register to vote.
Evidently, lots of manly stuff needs to be learned and imparted. How to throw a punch, make bets at a crap table, skin a moose,unhook a bra with one hand. But one important skill is missing from every list I checked: How to participate in democracy.