EXCERPT FROM CRADLE OF CRIME


Our family histories bled through the second generation. Passed on by fathers and grandfathers; a convergence of contrasting truths now seated next to each other on a velvet ottoman in the Mob Experience. Years of distance was shattered, and we can talk to one another, and admire each other’s families;
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with the blood and the love. We cannot understand one another if we don’t reveal our personal histories. At some point in life, we rewind, step back into the plot of our childhood, where we were most protected, most attended to, and most loved.
Here’s to you Cynthia, Carl, and Jimmy.
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Author: LouLou

I am a creative Nonfiction author, lifestyle columnist, and mob historian. Personally a free-style chef, historic preservationist, trailblazer, swimmer, and manic Rolling Stones listener. Since 1997 I have renovated historic homes and converted them into vacation rentals.

2 thoughts on “EXCERPT FROM CRADLE OF CRIME”

  1. You are blessed by your memories, conflicting though they be…

    On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 3:34 PM, ODYSSEY OF LOVE– STEP BEHIND MY SCREEN OF STORIES. THE inner voice where gaps of expression are liberated. wrote:

    > LouLou posted: “Our family histories bled through the second generation. > Passed on by fathers and grandfathers; a convergence of contrasting truths > now seated next to each other on a velvet ottoman in the Mob Experience. > Years of distance was shattered, and we can talk t” >

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