I remember romantic love and then I got married.
I remember my romantic love until I compared it to my mother.
I remember my grandmother’s kitchen and some of the best food I had ever eaten.
I remember trusting my mother until she couldn’t get by … to do what the family needed.
I remember kindergarten and sleeping on the bench.
I remember TV and how wonderful the music from Hollywood shows…
I remember my first train trip and my mother forgot my bottle.
I remember believing how I’d be grown-up, and then I grew up.
I remember my grandmother’s beautiful house.
I remember my other grandmother’s beautiful, caring affection.
I remember believing God would solve all my problems.
I remember getting good grades in school, and then I couldn’t.
I remember never wanting to go to boarding school, and especially not to do farm work.
I remember getting the gown I wanted for my senior prom.
I remember my first plane trip and then the engine backfired.
I remember Les Jeunes Hammer and I wanted my future husband to look like some of those guys.
I remember how great I thought it would be to live in D.C.
I remember my father waking me early and telling me to get ready, the trip to D.C. was over.
I remember soap operas, and gratefully having the time I used to give to them.
I remember loving a small time in the… seemed to be to a child. I remember my first love in college.