1. I recall that time in life when most submerged beneath the needs of husband, home and young children, when ‘career’ was a wisp of rose tinted memory and desperate fantasy, when depression was as close as the kitchen sink my mother sought to comfort me by reminding me of my husband’s accomplishments and encouraging me to take pleasure in the reflected glow.

  2. From Another 1953er

    In response to the Scottoline sentiment. “In those days, I dreamed of marrying what I wanted in my life. Not becoming what I wanted.” In that era women were conditioned to believe that intellectual status, or any type of status, was attained through association with a man. Thankfully that has changed.

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