Yes, she remembered the ecstasy
of trust. She also remembered the anguish of distrust.
She had written a story about her mother. She loves her
as a child loves the only mother she has. It wasnít easy
for her to be the tom boy daughter of a glamorous woman.
"Mac, I had always wanted an
I Remember Mama type like Irene Dunn portrayed in
the film. There was a neighbor and friend of Motherís
who was more to my liking, I enjoyed every moment I
spent at her house."
She had always found 140 So.
Martel a difficult place. She had left it when she was
seventeen, just after Mother announced that she was
"I told her that my room would
be vacant to make way for the additional member of her
family. Good bye."
So many years ago. It was when
Mother had to leave the house.