Laura provides one-line insight into each of the stories:
…”My plan was to tell you about one or two of my favorites. Looking at the table of contents, it was impossible to narrow it down. So I’ll give you a sentence on each.
Hanging at the Day Care: Does saving someone’s life really save them?
Friday Mornings: From Farm to table, her grandparents fed their family with food and love.
Wild Strawberry Jelly: Kids are kids no matter where they live.
Blood-Stained Cigarettes: Stairways of her building hold secrets, Bulatovic searches for the truth.
Puddle Under My Chair: A grandfather’s love is unconditional.
Gypsy Magic: Gypsies and bears – enough said!
Keeping the House in Order: Her grandparents liked order in their household – but sometimes too much!
The Angel of Syphilis: Princesses or hookers – you decide.
The Suicide Cult: Crazy, scary things happen in everyone’s life.
Stranger in the Bed: Visiting relatives can be challenging.
Hotdogs and Hemophilia: Forget the nitrates in hotdogs; Bulatovic has to worry about them causing hemophilia.
The Engagement: Men and sports can really get under the skin of the women that love them.
Whose Sit Is It Anyway? This essay made me laugh out loud.
Postscript: To quote the author, “…life is much more than a sum of mundane survival activities.”