My mother hates squirrels, raccoons and all other animals she calls “varmints” and I call “furry children of God.”
My mother can flip the bird with her toes.
My mother had shoulder replacement surgery after being tasered at a cockfight. *
My mother is from Louisiana and grew up in a house with seven brothers and sisters.
She only likes “clean” movies, preferably with a lot of scenery and horses.
I once rented Monster’s Ball and watched it with my mother. She has not forgiven me.
* actually she had arthritis but same difference.
And now a loving tribute to the emotionally scarring films of my childhood she made me watch, assembled and created with the help of Rachael Waxler at White House Post: