It was my 16th birthday, and I stood in a Philadelphia alley with my middle-aged mother and aunt waiting for Patti Scialfa (known mostly for being Bruce Springsteen's wife) to come out to her tour bus. I was not thrilled to be spending my 16th birthday at a Patti Scialfa concert.
My aunt was looking for Patti, most likely so she could put a curse on her that would cause her fiery locks to fall out in clumps. Bruce would then leave her and immediately propose marriage to my aunt.
Patti finally emerged from the den of her Read more