Category: mom

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What do you do? Advice needed.

Many of my readers know of my tumultuous relationship with my estranged, alcoholic mother. To recap our last encounter, I reached out after several quiet (and drama free years) to offer my sympathy when...

I’m so angry 0

I’m so angry

Did you know that I love you, yet you make me want to smash things? Did you know that I feel like I hate you sometimes? I talked to you the other day –...

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Screw Mother’s Day

Yes, I know that’s going to make a lot of people angry. So be it. You’ll get over it. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE most mothers. I have had strong, amazing mother...

Adele 6

Why Adele Could Be My Mother

It seems the world is all abuzz with the new song from Adele and her upcoming album. I heard “Hello” yesterday for the first time. The timing of the song couldn’t have been worse...

Birmingham (and Sherri) Unchained 6

Birmingham (and Sherri) Unchained

Tonight I joined two lovely friends to see the Unchained TourĀ at DISCO as it passed through Birmingham. It is a night of music, story telling, and community that fills local bookstores and shops as...