. . . What I have learned so far is that I come from a family of very strong women. Perhaps I have some of that strength in me.-- from one of the letters in The Things You Would Have Said: The Chance to Say What You Always Wanted Them to Know, edited by Jackie Hooper.
This is the book edition of the popular blog by the same name. It contains letters written by real people to others who have passed out of their lives -- parents, friends, enemies, their childhood selves, etc. The letters are incredible.
This could be a great idea for Mother's Day, this Sunday.
Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.