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Mothers and daughters in fiction, drama and reality.

My bookworm mother, Mavis Matthews, would have been ninety on May 30th, so my present to her memory is to consider some fictional mothers and daughters and link them to the real ones she worked with. 1,672 more words

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Shaving a Sliver Off My Soul

It’s not a bad thing, but that’s the closest phrase I can find to describe it.

My daughter is in North Carolina. In my hometown. And I’m not there. 420 more words


One Fish, Two Fish

The dead goldfish was a new parenting low for me, though it was not the first dead goldfish we’d encountered since Santa brought the fish tank two years prior. 2,232 more words

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Narcissistic Mothers and Their Daughters

Mental Illness

lynettedavis reblogged this on Memoir Notes and commented:

Great video with great examples of some of the behaviors of narcissistic mothers.

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Title: Harold and the Purple Crayon
Author: Crockett Johnson
Series: N/A
Recommended for:
Pages: 239
Call Number/Link:  E JOHNS
Synopsis: One night Harold decides to take a walk in the moon light with his purple crayon. 75 more words

Picture Books

Just let her grow up safe and sane+Laura Lippman's "Wilde Lake"

Yesterday I sat in my office, doing the writing work I get paid to do, when my older daughter brought her book in the office and laid down on the floor next to my desk and just started to read. 948 more words


The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Rating: 4.5/5

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan is a delightful read. It takes on the ambitious task of narrating a story from the vantage point of 7 women from 2 different generations, and cultures, and in most cases it delivers. 587 more words