New post on Daughter on Duty.

“Among the books on Mama’s bookshelf are two volumes of The Cheerful Cherub: sappy, preachy four-line poems by Rebecca McCann, illustrated with a little winged kewpie doll image. The thick red-covered volume and a thin book of selected verses have been on the shelf for as long as I have memory. Mama read the verses to me when I was little; my moral education, I suppose….” read more