New post on Daughter on Duty.

“Marc was the first boy I ever kissed. And he is my most forever friend. He suggested a book to me a few weeks ago; one I don’t think he has read, but thought the title would interest me.

“When I Married My Mother, by Jo Maeder, is a memoir of a not-quite-50-year-old woman who moves from New York City to “Greensbor(ing),” NC, moving her hoarder mother in Richmond to live with her near her born-again older brother and his new southern-sweetness wife.  She and her mother never had a relationship, Jo having abandoned Mama Jo as a child when she moved with her brother and father to Florida. Everything about her course adjustment stretched her far beyond her comfort zone.” …