From the book:
"Will you please just shut the hell up, Deirdre?" My father said, weary and drunk.
My mother smiled down at him, blowing smoke through her nostrils. "I will please shut the hell up the day you please drop the hell dead."
I loved this book! Maybe it's because my mother was crazy, too...She was married and divorced 4 times. Did you know that dog poop turns white if no one cleans it up for a very long time? I DO. Because no one in my family saw it a THEIR responsibility to clean up.
Now that I am done with the book, my 17 year old son wants to read it. I told him, "Okay, but I have to blacken out some parts..." (After all, he is my precious, sheltered, baby)… Read more