My daughter (13 years old) and my son (7) have red hair.
They didn't used to. They started out blonde. Yesterday, Maddy had hair the color of honey, a sort of golden brown. Perry had hair that was moving in the same direction, but was still much lighter.
Well, shortly after I went to work today, Maddy decided to dye her hair. Perry said that sounded great. He wanted to cut his hair short, dye it black, then maybe work up some spikes. But it happened that Maddy had some red dye left, and we were fresh out of black.
For most of their history in this country, public libraries have been governed by library boards. Typically, libraries have been municipal creations. But even when the city didn't give it much money, library control tended to be the sole province of that Board.
I belong to one of Castle Rock's two Rotary Clubs (the High Noon Club, which meets at Plum Perfect Catering every Thursday at noon). Last week, we had the remarkable experience of hearing the President of the Nam-POWs speak. (More information about this group can be found at www.nampows.org.)
Several weeks ago I asked for some public advice about the name of the new library in Castle Rock, to be located at the site of the old Safeway. I got it.
Let me say right off the bat that the overwhelming sentiment (about 4 to 1, by the end) was to retain the Philip S. Miller name. Some of the advice was firm, but respectful. "Thank you so much for asking, instead of making this decision in secret. I believe that Mr. Miller's contributions to this town were so many and so outstanding..."