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Leid Stories—Do Some Mental Maintenance and Free Your Mind!—11.23.17

It’s Friday. Time to defrag, and Leid Stories is here to help. Select from the zillion thoughts swimming around in your brain the one you’d most like to share. Then call in (888-874-4888) and free your mind. You just might be freeing ours, too. You’re cordially invited to join us for “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories. It’s our  weekly open …

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My Mother’s First Love at Age 93, by Caroline Leavitt

My mother falls in love for the first time at 93. She is not a woman who believes in love. Jilted at 19, she marries my father on the rebound, quickly realizing her error. He’s a man who can sulk for days, who yells at her because she has forgotten to compliment his mother on dinner, or because she spends too …