Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately



Sandy posted a picture on Facebook of me as a 14 year old. I wanted to go back and say no, don’t! I work in a public school, so I don’t think I can be more specific than that. No, don’t do those things.

Categories: aging, memoir


4 replies

  1. >But then you wouldn't be the person you've become. It's all about the life lessons along the way…

  2. >Just as I remember you (when I was 13, and thought you walked on water!)SR

  3. >Are you kidding, SR? You were so confident and bold. Remember the time you got in a fight with Billie Beauman and knocked the fishbowl over? I was deeply impressed.

  4. >But, Beth, I'm not sure it wouldn't be better to be a slightly different person.

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