Josie Capelli, the main character in my enovel, Towel Dry and a Good Cry, has an overbearing, overprotective, Italian Catholic mother. This scene was taken from the novel. Two of Josie’s brother’s go at it while they are visiting their parents and her mother takes charge of the situation. Mind you, the brothers are in their mid-twenties!
“Now, boys,” my mother intervened. “Let’s go in and discuss this.”
“And you.” She grabbed Tony’s ear and proceeded to pull him in the house, “Stop annoying your brother.”
“Oww,” Tony squealed.
She let go of his ear when they got to the steps and slapped him upside the back of his head. He looked over his shoulder at me and rolled his eyes. I laughed silently and pointed my finger at him and mouthed, “Ha ha.” At least someone else but me was getting my mother’s wrath. He gave me the finger behind his back.
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