My Right to Be a Redhead

In honor of National Redhead Day, an excerpt from my book, Launch: Preparing Your Kids for Takeoff “The silver-haired head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.”                                            Proverbs 16:31  When I was in first grade, I fell off the monkey bars and broke my left arm. When I was in second grade, I tripped over my dog and broke my right arm. "Redheads are smart, but they’re clumsy," the doctor said as he was preparing the plaster for my shoulder length cast.  My mother, also a redhead, cocked her head to one side. "Oh, pardon me," the doctor said. In elementary school,...

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