"Mothers are all slightly insane," Holden Caulfield says at one point in The Catcher in the Rye. I always knew what he meant. It was never a quote that I puzzled over. In five words, he nailed it.
My mother holding me, age 7 weeks
Holding her twins with me pondering. She had three children within eleven months
In Old Greenwich, CT, sometime in the 1970s
The only time my mother saw my daughter, Becky