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Mom Called All Upset; or, “YOUR NIECE GOT A TATTOO!”

My mom called me at work Friday evening, and when I answered the phone I could tell she was upset because she sounded like she had been crying.  Here’s how the conversation went: Mom:   Did your sister tell you that Courtney [sister’s daughter] got a tattoo? Me:  No, she didn’t mention it.  What’s going on?  Why are … Continue reading