Monica’s Mexico wasn’t the sunny land south of the border, her Mexico was a small town in Maine dominated by a paper mill that paid the bills and poisoned the water. Her Mexico was a place of hardworking fathers, immigrants or sons of immigrants, who toiled in the mill while mothers kept house in “blocks” […]
What transformed this happy child who loved the adrenaline rush of gymnastics to a broken young woman?
It was every parent’s worst nightmare: a desperate phone call from a foreign country with the news that your beloved daughter has gone missing.
Yes, it was surreal to be smuggling Juicy Fruit gum to your incarcerated, deaf father.
A bubbly journey through the friendly skies above and crashpads below, Cruising Attitude by Heather Poole delights the reader with funny, charming, outrageous anecdotes about life as a flight attendant.
It was bad enough having to polish every shoe in the house – but iron the shoelaces? It was true, then, a kitchen maid really was the lowest of the low.