The Long Night In My Mother’s Bed

A bit of a rant about cowboy doctors and the things we do for love

Photo by Krista Mangulsone on Unsplash

“I’ve been through hell this week,” my mother says, tearing up just a little bit as she does so. My mom rarely cries, so I know that it’s not an overstatement. I’ve just gotten into town to be with her and she asks me if I will sleep with her tonight. Although that means that I won’t get much rest, I don’t want to say no to her after what…



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Elle Beau ❇︎

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. I am a traveler and a map maker. On Mastodon