Happy Birthday, Little Sister

This is Jinger circa 1988.

It’s my youngest sister Jinger’s birthday today.

I was five years old when she was born, and I had my heart set on a brother. In fact, his name was to be MichaelJFox … one word. There was no┬ánegotiating about this, either. I already had a sister, and frankly, it was time for a change.

I’m pretty sure my parents knew the whole time it was going to be a girl, and I’m also sure they were pretty straightforward about it. Continue reading