Vintage Voice

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10.  Mothers have featured in many Voice articles over the years; here are two perspectives.

Who are we saving the good china for?  Debbie Jabbour recalls her mother’s good china, and who was special enough to use it.  “Every once in a while she would pull out the lace tablecloth, and set the table with the good dishes for dinner.”  From My Perspective—Good China, July 16, 2003.

Out of her comfort zone.  Janice Behrens examines the fear that accompanies her role as a mother.  “I can’t see any sign of her. Then, a movement up near the very topmost branches catches my eye, and my heart skips a couple of beats.”  The Good Life—Resisting Fear, August 24, 2007