Reflections on publishing my essay
Unfair, was an unvoiced thought when I first learned about compromise. Mom had no one but me
and my grandfather to help her with the little brothers that kept arriving almost every year and I wanted to do other things after school beside help...but eventually I learned empathy as well as
admiration for my mom and her strengths...and yes, I did learn the value of compromise and when it was NOT a viable venue for me...the lessons of learning to compromise have served me well throughout my life. :-)
I Look forward to Peggy Noonan in Saturday's WSJ and now I look forward to reading you! Congratulations! Everything I have read resonates, especially sitting in my car...
Your grandmother introduced me early to the word "compromise"....Love you mucho, Nina