Bridget Lyons admits that 2015 was pretty good year in her life.
"I graduated from dental school and qualified for the Olympic Trials. Those are the two huge events of my life," Lyons said. "I'm not sure that I have had a better year.
I smile when I recall the skeptical teenager in the townhouse next to mine, after I told his mother I would be away for a few weeks. "Mom," he asked, "Who goes to the beach in January? She just wants to get away from us!"
Did I ever tell you about the time I met Donald Trump's second wife?
Probably not. I usually don't go around telling such tales, but these days it seems sort or topical, so here goes.
The year was 1971. My family had just moved from Rome, Ga.