Irony is when your unrequited first crush (from 7th grade) grows up to write a book titled:

You Know He’s a Keeper, You Know He’s a Loser: Happy Endings and Horror Stories from Real-Life Relationships.”

I’m not kidding.  Really.  This is true.  Gratitude is learning that my story did not rate making it into the book.  She happens to be a provocative, funny and wise writer.  Check out some of Norine Dworkin McDaniel’s stuff at the following links: