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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

When I Stopped Clicking My Cup

Milk: The Supper When I Stopped Clicking My Cup to the Table
    My mother weaned us early, long before we could speak. One supper, after I could speak, I asked for milk my usual way. I clicked my cup twice to the table top. A sister sitting next to me leaned over and said (in a kind-but-determined voice): “Bobby, you are big enough now to ask for your milk.” I think I was a little more embarrassed than proud when I realized that from that from that supper forward I would say, “More milk, please.”

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