About North Carolina

It breaks my heart. I loved living there. Durham NC is one of my most favorite places on the earth. Breaks my heart.

I wanted to share with you something my dear friend Marie wrote on her Facebook page. I had to read and re-read it. It gave me goosebumps. I read it to everyone who would listen. Marie is one of my closest friends. She is my mothering icon. She has raised a pretty fantastic teenager. Funny, smart and full of sass. She did it on her own. She is an awesome, brave and funny woman. I was so happy that she shared this about her life. I am reposting (with permission).

” I think today is a good day to thank my mom. She removed me from a violently abusive “traditional” household to be raised by her and her partner. They gave me everything I needed including love, food, an education and a life without violence. Shame on you North Carolina you might have denied this right to some little girl in your state”

Yeah. Amen.


One thought on “About North Carolina

  1. So agree w/ your friend, Lisa. By the way, my sister Martha Darsky who worked with & is good friends w/ your ” Aunt” Barbara was just here from San Francisco for a short visit. I shared your blog & pictures of Davy, you & Andy. She loved them. She babied me, helped me w/ last of radiation. It was a special few days!

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