Monthly Archives: November 2008

Fish Story

My mother had a terrible drinking problem while I was growing up, causing a fair amount of misery for me.  I complained to my friends, as teenagers will, and received a satisfactory amount of sympathy. One night my mother hit … Continue reading

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My parents got divorced when I was five or six or seven, I don’t remember.  I have absolutely no memories of the divorce, and very few memories of their marriage.  My mother kept the house, little A-frame surrounded in woods, … Continue reading

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