This Issue is going to be a difficult one. In fact, I put this off until the day before my column was to run just because I found the subject matter so personal, though I guess that is what this column is all about.
Claire was a beautiful woman. There was no denying that. And when she returned my flirtations in the bar down the street from my work, the bar the guys always call a “meat market” but which rarely if ever produced actual couplings, I worked up the courage to ask her out and she said yes.