Smorgasbord Christmas Reading -Memoir – Waiting in the Wings – Stevie Turner

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Our relationship with our mother can be complicated and it is only when the roles become reversed that we can sometimes gain an insight into why we may have found it difficult to connect. Today the featured book is a memoir, Waiting in the Wings by Stevie Turner prompted by a loving gesture that led to a better understanding.

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At the grand old age of 92, my mother Dot suddenly starts telling me that she loves me. I am quite dumbstruck at these outbursts of emotion, as she has never mentioned the fact before in all of my 58 years. Over the entire course of my lifetime we have often argued bitterly, and have never really seen eye-to-eye over anything. I squirm with the inner knowledge that she wants me to reply in a similar vein, but try as I might, I cannot.

The guilt I feel…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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