There’s a new post on Daughter on Duty.
My mother’s baby sister slipped earth’s bonds last week. She was 94. My aunt Doris had a challenging life. In contrast to my mother’s of privilege and good luck, she just seemed to be a person bad things happened to. And she was one of the most cheerful and resilient people I have ever known.
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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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