Dating your mom ian frazier excerpt
"Most of us have an urge, maybe more as we age, to circle back to the past and touch the places and things of childhood. Songs exploded from his head.""If you want to keep a memory as is, you carve it into a story.Its not only keeping the content, its keeping the feeling alive.As a short story (which excerpts often seem like they are meant to be) this is kind of disappointing because it ends without revealing the big change.
Yes, I'm mentioned here: Telling Their Life Stories, Older Adults Find Peace in Looking Back (Susan B.But things didn’t change because her mother got sick, they changed because Lola got sick of doing everything her mother said. After doing everything in her power to get thrown out (cutting off her hair, staying out all night, saying horrible things to her mother), she finally decided to run away. She moved in with her loser boyfriend and spent several excruciating months there being Happy, no matter how miserable she was.When she finally couldn’t take it anymore, she reached out for help and for her troubles, she was shipped of the Dominican Republic. She settled down, went to school, joined the track team (if her legs and ass were fine before, imagine what they were like after months of racing) and she began dating a nice guy. That feeling that says something is about to change?is about Oscar, but this excerpt reminds us that the book is about more than just Oscar, it’s about his family.And it’s about how powerful women can impact a family.