The Dynamics of Power: A dialogue between grandmother and granddaughter

Last night my mother-in-law Mary L. babysat my two year old daughter Eve while my wife and I went out to dinner. What follows is a dialogue, written by Mary (known to Eve as “Mare Mare”), left on the kitchen counter. It may veer from non-fiction to fiction in ways I can’t tell. Here for your reading pleasure.

The dialogue begins with Eve already in bed, and Mary watching TV in the living room.

EK = Eve Kalanithi, my daughter

MM = Mare Mare, my mother-in-law

Grandmother Dialog, Page 1

Grandmother dialog, Page 2


My mother-in-law is awesome

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