Growing up, did you pay attention to your mother’s moods, and then modify your behavior accordingly? I could tell just by looking at my Mom’s face whether I needed to watch that smart mouth of mine. Especially if I was angling for a favor, like an extra thirty minutes to my curfew or something. I would offer to dust, mop, scrub whatever, to help restore “balance.” Kids are ultra-sensitive when it comes to parents and their moods.
Because of their history, Dixie is definitely in tune with her Mama.
CHAPTER TWENTY TWO
The other Mama, the one with the temper that flared up like those strange solar storms on the sun, appeared again.
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