Sunday, February 06, 2011

don't let it make you bitter

fog lying low on the mountains, mammaw's kentucky stories (including the one about my great-great-grandma gracey - who sold her farm (full of mineral and coal rights, unbeknownst to her) for a horse and a shotgun to become a midwife and went on to deliver (unbeknownst to them til much, much later) both my mammaw and my pappaw, and the way a decade of friendship allows JLM to speak some truth deep into my life with a single phrase.

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