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Wear the skirt

"Wear the skirt" Continued...

Some years later, Grandma noticed a fellow “in a nice Cadillac” move in across the street. He was tall. She asked a friend to introduce her. Like déjà vu, she summoned the gumption to ask him to a party at a friend’s house. He proposed five months later.

Now with two great grandchildren, and four more on the way, Judy Slate believes women should know their place—but that place may involve taking some initiative. Wear the skirt, my grandma might advise, and wear it with spunk.


Blake Adams
Blake Adams

Blake Adams is a student at Patrick Henry College, in Purcellville, Va.


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