The sun does not appeal to me. I prefer the cool shelter and safety of nightfall. Darkness tends to hide imperfections and veil appearance; it offers me great comfort. So when my grandfather found me alone in my dark bedroom clutching a traffic citation one recent afternoon, he showed little surprise. Under his breath, he said, "Summer holds days of adventure and exploration. The warm season shouldn't be ignored, young ninja." I ignored him and continued to read the fine print on my... More >>>