Girls Just Wanna Have Fun


Rory Taylor, left, and Kristen Swanson Photo By Marsden Epworth

The NW YMCA’s gym at Geer in North Canaan is  a jolly place where men and women read each other’s T-shirts, thank anyone who resets the TV from Fox News and help newcomers adjust the variables of an exercise machine. The place draws people of all ages. (One person wanted to know if an elderly gal used her cane on the treadmill), and all levels of physical prowess. (One guy told me, glancing at a beautiful, tanned, muscular woman in her 20s, that he would like her body. Meaning he wished he were that fit.)   

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