... doyenne and guiding spirit,
avid reader, possessor of witty friends,
suffragette and all-around woman of mystery rumored
to have had an affair with her Tango instructor --
regularly offers pithy points to ponder. .........
I read that Lena Horne was a late bloomer...
ten years ago, 20 years ago, she never opened her
mouth to tell them how she felt or thought.
I now feel better....
[Earlier thoughts are gathered here.]