It was the line of the week, but I said nothing—knowing that too was a lost cause. I just stared at her and shook my own head, which of course she couldn’t see. With another mother, I would have collapsed in laughter.
I am a Pacific Northwest native transplanted to the southeast for 36 years. In 2012, I returned to my childhood home and fell in love with this corner of the country again. I am a grandmother, a storywriter, a teacher, an attention payer, a hiker, and a back roads wanderer. Check out my website (and my memoir) at www.gretchenstaebler.com.
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