Slowly, I let go of my mother the way everyone else had. Our family began to mend. As time passed, people forgot about the fights, the squad cars, the restraining orders.
Call me, Ishmael is unbearably awesome. And even more awesome is that we will be doling out Ishmaels on Mamalode.
My husband, Mark, has kept tickets for three decades, a collection I unearthed during one of our many moves within New York City during the 90s.