I'm pretty sure I'm the only nine-year-old who set up a lemonade stand, whose mother reacted by panicking: "What if it goes under? Don't do it, Freddie." And my mother also panicked about my imminent rejection when as a teenager I wanted to work at Burger King to earn my own spending money. "Yeah, right! They're waiting for you," she brutally informed me.From "My Seinfeld Year," a Kindle Single book that I blogged about — and read in its entirety — yesterday.
January 28, 2012
"My mother tried her best, but was saddled with many fears that she passed onto me with the highest anxiety."
Writes Fred Stoller: