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You had me at The Go-Go's. LURVED that group. Their guitarist, Kathy Valentine, actually has a 'stack: https://katval.substack.com/. Also, the fact that you signed that book for your daughter? Mom of the Fuckin' Year Award right there.

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Nov 3Liked by Alisa Kennedy Jones

Did you ever tell your daughter the truth about the book? Did she read this post?

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What's so interesting/ironic/sad about the author of "Harriet the Spy" is the title of her biography... "Sometimes You Have to Lie: The Life and Times of Louise Fitzhugh, Renegade Author of Harriet the Spy" https://a.co/d/5SEyyQM

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I, too, am in LOVE with Meredith. Total genius. Keep everything at the ready in case that little mockingbastard returns, darling. xo

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Ooooh!! One of my other favourite Dames! I watched Downton Abbey for her one liners and facial expressions alone. Anything she is in. Between her wit and caustic one liners and Dame Helenโ€™s hair.... oy. Perfection.

And yes to Carissaโ€™s suggestion. Can you give us a hint with initials? ๐Ÿ˜œ

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Bought your book. Canโ€™t wait to start it tonite.

Great post. I really want you to write a detailed essay about trying to get the authors signature for your daughter. That story deserves its own, unshared space. Go mama. Of course you wrote a note yourself. What mom wouldnโ€™t? โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™

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