Beautiful piece, Carol! Touching and bittersweet. Gives me hope for the future of my twin savages.
This brought back memories of my childhood with the seven savages in my house. Talk about war . . . Wonderfully written.
Wonderful piece, Carol. Touching, sensitive, and beautifully written. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Anyone with siblings (most of us) will appreciate this gem of an essay. Just the right length for our busy times, yet saying volumes about how most of us grew up. OK, Carol, now please give us a clue about your shorthand response at the essay's close. Or did other readers catch something I missed?
Real, need one say more?