People just showed up and were always made welcome. To stay less than an hour was an insult, and there was always a meal.
Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South (1983, p. 164)
All fiction may be autobiography, but all autobiography is of course fiction.Shirley Abbott
Within our family there was no such thing as a person who did not matter. Second cousins thrice removed mattered.Shirley Abbott
If I grew up in the simple-minded belief that women were as strong and intelligent as men, it was because I came from a society that had once believed it.Shirley Abbott