Lisa Gutierrez is a feature writer for a daily newspaper in Kansas City, Mo. Born and raised in Kansas, she has been a newspaper reporter for more than 30 years. She is a voracious follower of popular culture who can sing all the songs in “The Sound of Music” and who believes, like Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz," there's no place like home.
Watching the parade of stars and agents and handlers pass her by, she wondered if anyone would stop and talk to her.
"Who expects to see a nun there?" she figured.
NCR Today: Basketball-playing sisters are among the women religious who made news headlines this week. Don't miss this roundup.
A couple of weeks ago it was a crooning sister in Italy. This week a sister singing a different tune grabbed the lion’s share of mainstream headlines, but there were plenty of positive stories, too.