The Mahon Estate on West 12th Road has been a bee-hive of activity over the past week, as our two daughters, Amy and Victoria, were busy getting ready to spread their wings and leave the nest. Although the girls are "Irish Twins," having been born less than a year apart, that is where the similarities end. Like the identical cousins Kathy and Patty from the 1960's Patty Duke Show, they are "a pair of matching bookends, different as night and day."
Vicky, our youngest at 20, is a longtime, staunch, vegetarian who yearns to be a vegan but finds it impossible to completely remove eggs and cheese from her diet. Amy, our oldest at 21, is an avid carnivore who would have no problem raising cattle, chickens and pigs out on the back deck just to