The Top Shelf
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The Top Shelf


One Hell of a Christmas Eve

Like the smell from a burnt roast, it lingers

On several occasions, I’ve written about my rocky relationship with my parents. I loved them and I’m certain that they loved me but that love was tested time and again.

With the benefit of hindsight, I now realize that I am much like them, for good and bad. Oh…



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Sherry McGuinn

Long-time writer and big-time dreamer. Screenwriter. Cat mama. Red lip aficionado.