August 2023

Sept 2023: Vol 49, No 9

Did you grow up in a neighborhood where there was a “girl next door”? I did. She lived across the street and since I didn’t have a sister, she was one of the first female friends in my pre-teen youth. She was pretty, definitely not shy but very friendly, and liked to play baseball in the street with the rest of the boys.

The word “wholesome” comes to mind as the best way to describe my neighbor, and it also applies to one of the most distinguished actresses of our generation, Renee Zellweger