By Esther C. Baird/Tri-Town Transcript columnist
First Published in the Tri-Town Transcript April 23, 2014
BOXFORD There are many milestones that we celebrate in our culture. At age 16 you can drive, 18 you can vote, 21 you can drink, 25 you can rent a car (an underrated milestone in my road-tripping opinion), at 40 you can write a column about getting old, and of course at 50 you can join AARP.
But at Casa Baird there is an earlier one – age ten. The golden number when dreams come true, hopes are fulfilled, and life finally becomes fair, the age when our two daughters are allowed to get their ears pierced….