A few weeks ago Flexo from Consumerism Commentary asked me if I would be willing to do a podcast and talk about my mail-order brides article series. Without a second thought, without a hint of hesitation, I said “yes, of course.” We set up a date, and time, and only then it hit me:
I will be interviewed! People will hear me talk about my mother’s personal exploits as well as my own. How much more awkward than that can it get?!
I have to admit that I almost refused to give this interview. I am not a good public speaker. I(…)