When a child leaves home and goes off to college, most parents find it a bittersweet turning point. The child is about to become an adult.
The younger of my two daughters is perched on the ledge of that proverbial nest, flexing her knees and testing her wings and getting ready to jump.
As for me, I have no qualms and couldn't be happier. There's no bitter - just sweet.
Within the last two months, Danielle turned 18 and graduated high school. Now she's making the cross-country jump from her mom's house in Virginia to mine in Carson City, where …