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Yes, and when I had Aaron, he left me, and I didn’t know how to raise a child. And I wasn’t close to my parents,…
That’s what my mother did. And my father was the first person she’d met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she…
My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture, he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep…
I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water, and she could dive…
I’ve had some tremendous adventures, good and bad. It’s part of the novel, and a novel isn’t interesting if it doesn’t have some good and…
But even though all this was going on at home, if someone had tried to take me away and put me in a children’s home,…
And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the…
You see, anything I imagined, I could draw.
After I got this job at the syndicate, I started sending them money so they could go on trips and do the things they could…
Only a couple of times have I ever been to church and felt enlightened by it.
My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself. She had an exceptional vocabulary.
I know it sounds crazy, but I have had far more connection with my parents after their deaths.
You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my…
No matter how old you are, there’s always something good to look forward to.
If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture out of the school yearbook and do portraits. If I was curious about…
But I married a guy who treated me very badly, but I was happy. I was miserable, so I was happy.
In a way, a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing, because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you’ve achieved,…
I often think you bring unhappiness on yourself, because if you don’t like yourself very much, you allow yourself to be influenced by people who…
Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church.
Complaining is good for you as long as you’re not complaining to the person you’re complaining about.
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