A story from Thursday, July 15, 2010

Memorial

A grieving mother at her beloved son’s graveside: “Car crash. He’d been drinking.” Had he tried AA? Indignantly, “No. He wasn’t THAT bad!”

6 Critiques to "Memorial"

  1. The following was written by gGayle on July 15, 2010

    Isn’t that Haiku?

  2. The following was written by big joe on July 15, 2010

    amazing how a mother’s love will oversee all their children’s serious flaws until it’s too late.

  3. The following was written by Candice Haines on July 16, 2010

    Just like her sensitive, effeminate, openly gay son, who course “isn’t one of those queers”.

  4. The following was written by Dennis Morgan on July 16, 2010

    Tisa, I think I know that lady and her relatives from high school in Kansas mid 80’s. Sad how common this can be.

  5. The following was written by Candice Haines on July 16, 2010

    Not sure if I want to laugh or cry. You summed up a sad reality of how far denial can stretch.

  6. The following was written by big joe on July 16, 2010

    as a parent i find myself guilty of this. just pray we learn from our caring ignorance.