Memory Blossom #5

I must have been about 13 when I first encountered her. The other girls used to laugh at her for what she did not have: nice hair, new shoes, and stylish clothes.  Today, I would admit if I actually remembered jeering with the other girls.  After all, that would have taken audacity.  An odd duck knows…

Sarah’s Madness

I’d always thought Sarah was Mattie’s sister until I learned that she was indeed Mattie’s daughter. I guess I assumed Sarah was Mattie’s sister because they looked so much alike.   I can’t say for certain that I knew Sarah lived at the state hospital nor what the state hospital was.  What I knew for…