You know those people who you tell the time of events to 15 minutes early because you know they would be late? The ones who would be late to their own funerals, as the saying goes? Well, that's me. Prepare as I might. I can...

โ€œChrist,โ€ I muttered to myself, as the first flakes of snow started to fall.ย  They gathered in fuzzy clumps over the windshield before my wipers cleared them away.ย  Iโ€™d been waiting for fifteen โ€” no, twenty minutes now โ€” in my sisterโ€™s driveway.ย  Had I...