My Mother’s Last Cigarette

All smokers quit someday

Photo by Julia Engel on Unsplash

I grew up in a household where both of my parents smoked. Most of their friends smoked as well, and I never gave it a second thought. I thought that all adults smoked, mainly because almost all of the adults in my life did.

A Smoking Culture

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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.