Tracy Crow is a former award-winning Marine Corps journalist whose feature articles about Marine life and combat training have appeared in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, among others. She holds a degree in creative writing from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Currently she lives in St. Petersburg with her husband, Vincent. 
Jun 01 2003
My husband, Vince, a month shy of sixty-four, announces over dinner at a restaurant his intent to have cosmetic surgery. “So, should I go for the brow lift?” He pushes his receding hairline toward the lady in the booth behind him; his new wide-eyed stare reminds me of a retooled Wayne Newton. I am too stunned for words.