Mrs. Flinger: Based on a True Story

{broccoli} GIrl Friends 19/Jan/2010

#Life#{W}rite-of-passage

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I was eight when I realized my mom had a best friend. It was one of those moments in life when suddenly my mother was a person to me, not just a mom. It’s like seeing a teacher in the store when you’re a child. A teacher! In a STORE! It stretches your brain to think teachers live anywhere except in the classroom where they wait for you each morning. It humanizes them. Grown-ups: they are people, too?

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I had been playing with Dustin, a friend I only hung out with when my mom and sister went to his house. He... Read more