I gave my Mom plenty of storytelling fodder as a youngster.
It’s not like the trajectory of my youth marked me as a potential felon, but I did prefer to ignore, rather than test, parental boundaries, which caused some heartburn for Mom.
With Mother’s Day around the corner, I thought it was the perfect time to switch roles. No more, “Where you were young man last night until two in the morning?” This time I would be the one asking the questions.
To paraphrase a classic TV show title, “Moms do say the darndest things.”
Here’s the short video that captures the interview highlights (you’ll probably have to turn up the volume):