The Day I Killed Mom #MothersDay #humor #SundayBlogShare

I can’t resist reblogging this one 🙂

Barb Taub

The day I Killed Mom—a (mostly) true story

When she turned fifty, my mother took up a new career: dying. It was a family tradition, she explained. “People in my family don’t make it out of their fifties. So we have to be ready to go.”

Each Christmas, she announced, would probably be her last—no point in a real tree or all that decorating. Her grandchildren would nod, and go right on dragging in and decorating a huge tree, around which our even more huge family would celebrate as usual, with Mother baking, making up beds, passing around Baileys Irish Cream, and loving every second of the noise and mess and confusion.

After pursuing dying for a few decades, it was time for her to think about retiring. But since there were really only two ways (ruling out vampires and/or zombies) to move on from that career choice—a coffin, or…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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4 Responses to The Day I Killed Mom #MothersDay #humor #SundayBlogShare

  1. barbtaub says:

    I wasn’t sure whether others would find this funny, so I’m incredibly grateful (and relieved!) that you did. Thank you bunches for the reblog, and hope you have a Happy Mothers Day! (But if your kids offer garlic chicken, you might want to think twice…)

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  2. What a fabulous fun story. Thank you for sharing it.

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