Ruby knew this story and what it said about Mom's threshold for domestic abuse, perhaps better than anyone else since her driveway was practically adjoined to our own. She called anyway....more
Sherry Mayle is in therapy in Oakland, CA. During the day, she pretends to be an adult at her adult-sounding job while secretly hoping someone will say she's allowed to stop pretending. At night, she writes about her mother and then hyperventilates about what her mother will think when she reads it. You can be her 8th follower on twitter @ContraryJezebel.