Tag: mothers

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day.  When I was young there was one kind of mother.  The kind who doesn’t work, who wears pearls in the kitchen, and gives all the right answers.  Most of us, however, didn’t grow up that way.  I grew up with an adoptive mother who worked and didn’t wear pearls in the kitchen, and

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“Oh, my God, I sound like my mother.”

I was just sitting here sharpening my pencils to a fine point and putting an eraser on the tip, even though the attached erasers hadn’t been touched.  This is an idiosyncrasy with me, a habit.  It was borne in college.  Like most writer people, I have been bad at math all my life.  Pencils reminded

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Naomi Brett Rourke is the pen name for the author, teacher, and theatre director living near the beach with her husband Tim. Naomi Brett Rourke has three children, three step-children and nearly a baseball team of grandkids. Her menagerie includes dogs, cats and a tortoise. When not writing, she can be found with a book in her hand, very often reading two or three at a time, with murder mysteries and horror being her favorites.


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