You can’t just be you. You have to double yourself. You have to read books on subjects you know nothing about. You have to travel to places you never thought of traveling. You have to meet every kind of person and endlessly stretch what you know.
-Mary Wells Lawrence, 88, advertising executive and first female CEO of a NYSE company
We’ve certainly had our share of disagreements, but Meme has consistently made me feel adored, cherished, and respected. She hasn’t missed a chance to proclaim how lucky she is to have me as her “other daughter.” Despite all my mistakes, and on my worst days, she has gushed about what a great wife and mother I am. I truly love my mother-in-law. Meme was always there for me –