Vintage Voice—Mother’s Day

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

Sunday, May 9 is Mother’s Day (you still have time!)  Mothers feature large in many people’s lives, and we don’t have to dig too far to find Moms in Voices past.

Who you gonna call when your willy’s in a jam?  Wayne Benedict relives the pain of a childhood zipper incident.  “The harder I struggled, the more hooked it became until with a shriek equally measured in pain and embarrassment, I summoned my mother into the water.”  Life’s Most Embarrassing Moments, February 6, 2002.

Make room for Mom.  Barbara Lehtiniemi reluctantly gives up her sacred solo evening but gains a closer connection with her mother.  “My tranquil nights of solitary splendour seemed shattered when my mother phoned with a favour to ask.”  Mom Night, May 6, 2016.