Closer to Fine

The other day, as I ran errands, the song “Closer to Fine” by the Indigo Girls came on the radio. I of course, sang along, doing the higher harmony part. But my mind wandered back to a time in the early 90’s at my small Catholic college, where one of the campus bands decided, for…

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“Welcome to the family, can you move some furniture for me?”

My siblings and I grew up to be strong, independent people. Independent because that’s normal, strong because our mother always had us moving furniture for her. When I got to college, I joined SAB – Student Activities Board – and part of the thankless tasks involved were moving the amazingly heavy couches in the student…

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